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Table 2 Correlation matrix between the studied elements

From: Geochemical studies of carbonates of the Tayiba Formation (Upper Eocene), Abu Zenima area, West Central Sinai

 CaOMgOSiO2Al2O3Fe2O3Na2OK2OP2O5TiO2SrOSO3ClLOINorm.D.VCrMnCoNiCuZnMoZrPbRbGaSeBrYNbAsTeSbICsBaLaNdSmHfScWTiCeUThTa
CaO1.00                                              
MgO0.071.00                                             
SiO2− 0.41− 0.561.00                                            
Al2O30.24− 0.030.021.00                                           
Fe2O3− 0.67− 0.320.56− 0.741.00                                          
Na2O− 0.100.230.180.10− 0.031.00                                         
K2O− 0.63− 0.230.25− 0.270.56− 0.121.00                                        
P2O5− 0.640.350.040.37− 0.060.100.431.00                                       
TiO2− 0.300.63− 0.590.08− 0.25− 0.260.000.641.00                                      
SrO0.570.29− 0.560.70− 0.90− 0.15− 0.690.020.391.00                                     
SO3− 0.150.00− 0.07− 0.750.62− 0.050.11− 0.48− 0.16− 0.431.00                                    
Cl0.020.83− 0.510.32− 0.450.13− 0.320.430.660.56− 0.021.00                                   
LOI− 0.350.290.04− 0.110.21− 0.32− 0.310.190.520.160.230.461.00                                  
Norm.D.0.071.00− 0.56− 0.03− 0.320.22− 0.230.350.630.290.000.830.291.00                                 
V0.130.49− 0.590.42− 0.490.04− 0.080.280.430.560.080.800.060.491.00                                
Cr0.160.92− 0.730.10− 0.46− 0.04− 0.120.380.710.43− 0.040.850.200.920.691.00                               
Mn0.300.59− 0.630.17− 0.410.17− 0.040.060.230.350.230.69− 0.180.590.890.731.00                              
Co0.250.55− 0.310.50− 0.520.31− 0.550.110.230.640.020.850.300.550.780.540.681.00                             
Ni0.230.62− 0.500.30− 0.420.17− 0.180.140.280.460.190.830.080.620.930.730.940.861.00                            
Cu0.090.44− 0.380.46− 0.400.04− 0.140.260.330.530.110.810.210.440.950.600.820.870.941.00                           
Zn0.010.090.200.88− 0.470.30− 0.200.430.020.50− 0.460.490.070.090.530.120.300.710.510.661.00                          
Mo0.390.36− 0.360.42− 0.470.29− 0.22− 0.05− 0.060.450.130.61− 0.180.360.850.470.900.820.930.870.591.00                         
Zr0.010.43− 0.290.05− 0.040.11− 0.030.030.140.180.520.690.220.430.820.510.830.750.910.890.380.831.00                        
Pb0.250.67− 0.490.23− 0.390.19− 0.320.060.280.470.260.870.200.670.880.720.890.900.980.910.460.890.901.00                       
Rb0.050.18− 0.180.18− 0.060.090.100.00− 0.060.140.430.50− 0.020.180.800.320.800.650.850.870.470.870.940.801.00                      
Ga0.370.59− 0.650.20− 0.510.37− 0.110.040.160.370.110.62− 0.340.590.810.680.960.650.870.700.280.870.680.820.671.00                     
Se0.480.39− 0.340.49− 0.570.29− 0.55− 0.130.000.640.080.690.060.390.770.440.750.940.860.840.640.920.750.890.730.731.00                    
Br0.22− 0.140.020.79− 0.490.15− 0.160.11− 0.160.53− 0.220.33− 0.16− 0.140.660.030.470.660.590.740.860.760.510.510.680.430.741.00                   
Y0.450.35− 0.230.61− 0.590.19− 0.57− 0.050.020.69− 0.050.690.160.350.730.400.640.950.810.840.750.860.690.840.680.600.970.791.00                  
Nb0.060.38− 0.870.02− 0.38− 0.15− 0.180.100.680.530.190.520.180.380.650.540.510.350.460.46− 0.070.290.370.450.260.490.310.110.211.00                 
As0.750.36− 0.750.35− 0.770.07− 0.54− 0.310.100.740.010.50− 0.230.360.710.510.760.650.710.600.250.770.480.700.480.800.790.500.710.591.00                
Te− 0.060.34− 0.100.61− 0.360.17− 0.180.390.270.50− 0.050.770.310.340.820.420.610.880.810.930.850.770.770.790.760.510.800.800.850.270.411.00               
Sb0.60− 0.520.160.57− 0.530.14− 0.41− 0.37− 0.540.39− 0.55− 0.42− 0.52− 0.52− 0.22− 0.49− 0.24− 0.03− 0.27− 0.220.290.05− 0.45− 0.29− 0.24− 0.090.150.410.19− 0.250.28− 0.121.00              
I0.540.23− 0.560.16− 0.42− 0.03− 0.51− 0.430.020.580.410.500.080.230.720.360.720.720.750.720.240.790.740.780.710.660.850.540.770.570.860.550.061.00             
Cs− 0.10− 0.210.220.100.14− 0.05− 0.48− 0.24− 0.060.250.380.200.65− 0.210.15− 0.27− 0.110.460.140.320.320.150.360.250.30− 0.220.400.350.450.120.040.460.000.461.00            
Ba0.490.22− 0.630.16− 0.44− 0.08− 0.44− 0.360.110.600.390.510.070.220.770.390.730.690.750.730.220.760.730.760.700.670.800.540.720.670.860.540.020.990.421.00           
La0.520.35− 0.72− 0.08− 0.37− 0.24− 0.61− 0.470.260.590.440.490.310.350.540.450.540.550.560.50− 0.080.480.540.640.400.470.610.160.530.690.760.29− 0.100.890.420.891.00          
Nd0.270.64− 0.380.33− 0.490.32− 0.740.030.350.660.040.830.470.640.590.540.490.920.680.650.490.590.560.790.370.500.820.370.810.410.590.68− 0.070.650.500.610.631.00         
Sm0.530.43− 0.630.44− 0.680.16− 0.40− 0.090.160.690.060.67− 0.120.430.890.580.880.820.900.840.480.930.720.870.720.880.920.680.850.560.930.690.120.880.150.880.690.681.00        
Hf0.270.36− 0.180.60− 0.520.24− 0.590.060.140.68− 0.030.750.320.360.720.370.560.970.770.840.780.780.680.810.630.510.930.760.970.280.600.900.100.720.590.680.520.880.781.00       
Sc0.100.66− 0.560.02− 0.21− 0.030.040.160.380.250.360.770.140.660.860.800.920.650.930.840.230.770.900.900.800.790.640.330.580.480.560.64− 0.540.640.000.650.540.490.740.521.00      
W0.63− 0.05− 0.560.02− 0.38− 0.16− 0.57− 0.67− 0.090.550.390.16− 0.01− 0.050.420.080.410.400.390.36− 0.050.470.380.430.380.400.580.330.490.580.780.180.270.890.440.890.880.430.660.440.291.00     
Ti0.180.44− 0.270.02− 0.170.410.320.12− 0.11− 0.120.070.29− 0.580.440.480.490.770.270.610.410.140.650.490.520.540.810.380.230.260.010.400.24− 0.160.22− 0.560.21− 0.020.050.500.120.64− 0.061.00    
Ce0.040.52− 0.560.30− 0.370.03− 0.210.230.500.550.230.860.320.520.960.660.810.840.900.950.480.770.860.900.780.700.770.570.740.700.630.84− 0.340.760.370.800.650.720.830.780.840.470.291.00   
U0.320.52− 0.460.26− 0.380.14− 0.29− 0.040.150.470.300.770.120.520.890.610.900.880.980.930.480.940.930.980.880.810.920.610.860.430.740.79− 0.200.850.290.830.660.720.910.820.890.530.520.891.00  
Th0.66− 0.02− 0.410.35− 0.50− 0.31− 0.46− 0.45− 0.100.650.190.320.02− 0.020.620.210.560.580.610.650.320.700.570.610.630.460.750.650.750.370.780.500.270.900.410.880.760.440.780.650.490.830.100.600.721.00 
Ta0.040.200.340.41− 0.11− 0.13− 0.370.150.040.31− 0.130.470.620.200.180.150.020.560.320.440.610.260.340.390.27− 0.120.440.380.61− 0.32− 0.040.60− 0.070.160.520.080.090.500.150.630.22− 0.10− 0.180.280.370.291.00