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Trace Element Geochemistry of Bonebeds

Clive Trueman

in Bonebeds: Genesis, Analysis, and Paleobiological Significance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226723709
eISBN:
9780226723730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723730.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Fossil bones and teeth are the last physical remains of once-living vertebrates, and the chemistry of these fossils at least in part reflects the biochemistry of the individual. If the mineral phase ... More


Biogeochemical Cycling of Iodine and Selenium and Potential Geomedical Relevance

Eiliv Steinnes

in Geology and Health: Closing the Gap

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162042
eISBN:
9780197562062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162042.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

An increasing number of the 92 naturally occurring elements on Earth are now known to be essential to humans and other vertebrate species. In addition to the ten main constituents (H, N, O, Na, Mg, ... More


Elements, Isotopes, and Glass Recycling

Patrick Degryse

in Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198860846
eISBN:
9780191892912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860846.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is partly based upon the results of the ARCHGLASS project, which analysed samples dating from the middle of the first millennium BC to the ninth century AD. With the introduction of ... More


Nuclear Accumulation of Mercury in Neutrophil Granulocytes Associated with Exposure from Dental Amalgam

A. Lindvall and R. Hudecek

in Geology and Health: Closing the Gap

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162042
eISBN:
9780197562062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162042.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Corrosion and wear of dental amalgam may be associated with unexpectedly high levels of endogenous exposure to heavy metals. According to WHO, the resulting uptake of mercury exceeds that from all ... More


Recycling and Roman Silver Coinage

Matthew J. Ponting

in Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198860846
eISBN:
9780191892912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860846.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

One of the great advantages of non-ferrous metals over most other materials, with the exception of glass, is the fact that artefacts that are broken or otherwise no longer of use can be melted down ... More


Seeking the Invisible: New Approaches to Roman Glass Recycling

Chloë N. Duckworth

in Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198860846
eISBN:
9780191892912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860846.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, the results of a large-scale programme of glass chemical data collation and analysis are presented to argue that glass recycling in the Roman period was far more extensive than has ... More


Segregation of granitic melts

Anne Nédélec and Jean-Luc Bouchez

in Granites: Petrology, Structure, Geological Setting, and Metallogeny

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198705611
eISBN:
9780191774515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705611.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Viscosity of the melt as well as the melt wetting properties influence the segregation rate of melt from its source called the protolith. Dynamic partial melting experiments show that segregation ... More


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