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Trace metals related to historical iron smelting at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Berks and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3101/

Iron ore containing elevated concentrations of trace metals was smelted here during 113 years of operation (1771-1883). We sampled a variety of materials nearby to determine the amount of metals such as arsenic, chromium, copper, lead, and zinc.

by Sloto, Ronald A.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3101
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Arsenic, Chemical analysis, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Geochemistry, Industrial pollution, Iron, Lead, Nickel, Zinc, Industrial sites
States or counties
Berks, Chester

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