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Table 8 Average chemical composition (trace elements in ppm) of the Paleozoic mudrocks

From: Mineralogy and diagenetic impacts on chemical composition of Paleozoic mudrocks, southwestern Sinai, Egypt

AgeFms.S. No.TiCrYCoNbMnVNiCuZnPbSrBaRbZrCeThGa
PaleozoicLate PaleozoicEarly CarboniferousMagharet
El Maiah
Min.72001004035353210628411352364n.d.214021911925
Max.950012310050626327358751284791149n.d.695862634552
Average860011269424852187416057216584n.d.445362263134
El HashashAverage1001722983266153856593335613172135021103314
Early PaleozoicCambro-OrdovicianAdediaMin.20010423682011658624253394365882084292471222
Max.540011732992532110178471596473911802274765201324
Average2800111288423219807045106525888842184533841323
Abu HamataMin.56001003276172751527141107812698202274142231218
Max.12,30012983903948728394441657929988028722373006240
Average790011652822537720180421348028984824910492703729
A.C.460010090741485012080509020400600110150345720
  1. N.B: A.C trace elements average concentration after Turkian and Wedipohl (1961)