Partitioning of trace elements between the ores, fluxes, slags and metals during the smelting of copper
Seven copper ores from ancient mining areas were smelted in a furnace modelled on the type found at Timna, Israel, and dating to about 3000 BC. The behavior of up to 49 trace elements introduced from the ore, the fuel and the fluxes was detd. By analysis of metal and slags. Most ores were capable of...
Journal of archaeological science|
Vol. 4, n. 4, p. 305-333
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