Bullets -- History -- 19th century, Fort Vancouver (Wash.) -- Antiquities, Fort Clatsop (Or.) -- Antiquities, Isotopes -- Analysis
Overview of a study on the chemical analysis of lead objects has been used in archaeology and forensics to tie a particular ore or manufacturer to a particular artifact.
Results of the study were presented at the 62nd Annual Northwest Anthropology Conference, April 9, 2009 at Newport, Oregon.
Wilson, D. Musket Balls, Lewis & Clark, and the Fur Trade: Isotopic, Elemental, and Historical Analysis. NCRI Report, The Park's Northwest Cultural Resource Institute (NCRI) Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 1, April 2009.
This is the publishers final PDF. The article was originally published in the Northwest Cultural Resources Institute Report and can be found online:http://www.nps.gov/fova/parknews/ncri-report.htm