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heavy metal
Metal or metalloid which are stable and which have a density greater that 4.5 g/cm3, namely lead, copper, nickel, cadmium, platinum, zinc, mercury and arsenic. [definition source: EEA. 1999. Environment in the European Union at the turn of the century. Page 113. Environmental assessment report No 2]

Terminology source: http://glossary.eea.europa.eu

A metal whose specific gravity is approximately 5.0 or higher. (Source: MGH)

Terminology source: http://www.eionet.europa.eu

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