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Evaluation of radon sources and phosphate slag in Butte, Montana

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Published by Montana Dept. of Health and Environmental Sciences in Helena] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLarry L. Lloyd
ContributionsMontana. Dept. of Health and Environmental Sciences
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 75 leaves :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24635666M
OCLC/WorldCa9726866

Field Studies of Radon in Rocks, Soils, and Water focuses on the principal sources of indoor radon and detecting radon through geochemical and hydrological studies of ground water. The book addresses how to measure radon, covers geological field study techniques, and presents techniques for assessing radon potential. The geochemical and hydrological studies of ground water cover such areas as.   The abundance and distribution of radioelements on bulk and microscopic scales were investigated in residual granitic-derived soil at a facility for investigating the movement of radon into structures. In bulk soil samples, Ra concentrations range from to pCi/g, and variations in Ra, Th, and K appear to be controlled mainly by heterogeneities inherited from the parent granitic rock Cited by: The Montana public health agency "doesn't encourage (the mines') use," said Dr. Todd Damrow of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Service. "But people are free to use them." And.


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