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An investigation of high lithium concentrations

  • D. H. Myers (a1) and M. J. Hallworth (a2)
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The circumstances associated with high lithium concentrations detected by 23 district laboratories in the West Midlands during a 22 month period were investigated.

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An investigation of high lithium concentrations

  • D. H. Myers (a1) and M. J. Hallworth (a2)
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