Photos-Jones, Effie. 2005. 6 Analysis of slag and fuel samples from Smoo Cave. In: The excavation of four caves in the Geodha Smoo near Durness, Sutherland. 10.5284/1017938.

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6 Analysis of slag and fuel samples from Smoo Cave
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The excavation of four caves in the Geodha Smoo near Durness, Sutherland
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Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports
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18
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https://doi.org/10.5284/1017938
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The concentration of iron in one of the three samples is suggestive of iron smithing slag. However, work on traditional bloomery making in the Highlands has revealed a relatively high percentage of iron in what is certainly tap slag from a smelting cycle.
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Effie Photos-Jones
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2005
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0-903903-86-5
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Subject - Auto Detected Slag
Subject - Auto Detected Cycle
Subject - Auto Detected Iron
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18-08-2015