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Title: Association of uranium with macerals in marine black shales: Insights from the Upper Devonian New Albany Shale, Illinois Basin

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Liu, Bei, Mastalerz, Maria, Schieber, Juergen, and Teng, Juan. Association of uranium with macerals in marine black shales: Insights from the Upper Devonian New Albany Shale, Illinois Basin. Netherlands: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1016/j.coal.2019.103351.
Liu, Bei, Mastalerz, Maria, Schieber, Juergen, & Teng, Juan. Association of uranium with macerals in marine black shales: Insights from the Upper Devonian New Albany Shale, Illinois Basin. Netherlands.
Liu, Bei, Mastalerz, Maria, Schieber, Juergen, and Teng, Juan. Wed . "Association of uranium with macerals in marine black shales: Insights from the Upper Devonian New Albany Shale, Illinois Basin". Netherlands.
title = {Association of uranium with macerals in marine black shales: Insights from the Upper Devonian New Albany Shale, Illinois Basin},
author = {Liu, Bei and Mastalerz, Maria and Schieber, Juergen and Teng, Juan},
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doi = {10.1016/j.coal.2019.103351},
journal = {International Journal of Coal Geology},
number = C,
volume = 217,
place = {Netherlands},
year = {2020},
month = {1}

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