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Geochemical health hazards above the intersections of orogenic belts by deep-rooted structural discontinuities, and in areas adjacent to orogenic belts: Example from the Appalachians

Kutina, Jan

Global Tectonics and Metallogeny Volume 8 Number 1-4 (2003), p. 183 - 203

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published: Jan 1, 2003

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Abstract

Certain geological settings are favorable for high concentration of metals but, at the same time, they may become health hazards for people living there. This paper describes such metal-rich areas from two structural geological environments in the Appalachian orogenic area of the Eastern United States, and how they may be among the factors related to health hazards.

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geologicalmetal-rich areasenvironmentappalachianseastern united states