The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #166522   Message #4116466
Posted By: Stilly River Sage
13-Aug-21 - 09:38 PM
Thread Name: MOAB - Mother of All BS [annex]
Subject: RE: MOAB - Mother of All BS [annex]

Radon gas is a known cause of lung cancer. Many areas with karst bedrock are composed of limestone. Phosphate minerals that occur naturally in limestone contain small amounts of uranium. ... As a result of the uranium degrading into lead, small amounts of radon are produced as a byproduct.

Gotta love it. Much of Central and East Texas and the coast is perched on a slab of limestone.