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Published in Morgantown .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Germanium,
  • Coal -- West Virginia,
  • Coal -- Analysis

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby A. J. W. Headlee and Richard G. Hunter
SeriesWest Virginia. Geological and Economic Survey. Report of investigations no. 8, Report of investigations (West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey) -- no. 8
ContributionsHunter, Richard Glenn, 1917-
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14557513M
LC Control Number52000253

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  Zilbermints et al. () first noted Ge-enrichment near the roof, floor, and partings of Donetsk basin coals. In 19 samples from the West Donetsk basin, Ge contents (semiquantitative emission spectral analyses) ranged from “% to 1%”, but 11 samples were “closer to 1%.”. Germanium content of some Nova Scotian coals James Edwin Hawley. James Edwin Hawley. ATTBBEY () and others (RUDGE and MOON, ) have suggested that germanium is retained in coals in intimate association with the organic constituents rather than with the mineral matter. The concentration of germanium in sea-water has been reported to be less than per cent (NODDACK and NODDACK, ).   The mountains of southern West Virginia are riddled with coal—and bullets Child coal miners with mules in Gary, West Virginia in Working conditions were brutal for coal miners, and.

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