Table 1

Gold values in ppb from FA-AAS analyses of the different size fractions from the termite mounds

Termite mound #s−125 μm size fraction+125 − 250 μm size fraction+250–500 μm size fraction+500 μm size fraction
Original (ppb Au)Repeat (ppb Au)Original (ppb Au)Repeat (ppb Au)Original (ppb Au)Repeat (ppb Au)Original (ppb Au)Repeat (ppb Au)
13273262381202695023115
2406377335366
31149713459
495718663
5172167169162
610410410384
7997193102
82472001319023225126
91616129
1015161210
11258216239150
12271227276187
13230205254155
1453953440851245539043712
15184104277252
1613101010
1782744932
18179148
19151312101712125
201001099174
21196237154118
22302302312318
236646615232005115613945
2427343327
2518121432
26473361318404
27281319296233
2829392733
29570260294221
30545309360258
3146445117850154121005
321958515958
331261007398
34130404785
3549056112120
3630104444
372051752
3843534911419
3939012330849
4031030029059106135823
41855456588154
421047010658
432431232312
44524451267
455224455
46107371029
471001099174
48196237154118
49302302312318
506646615232005115613945
5127343327
5218121432
53473361318404
54281319296233
5529392733
5634511915674
572451008912
587880178572991005
591093678112389125
602342565645342185