TableĀ 3.

Rankings of selected elements after aqua regia digestion and ICP-MS analysis of fine fraction NGSA TOS samples from catchments with various dominant lithologies

Reference sampleLithologyAgAlAuBaCaCeCuFeKLaMgNiYb
#2007191559Granite239.5420.553.5331031054127.5123.5250.51054280.5851042
#2007190602Granite216.5228.5222.574170990121.559382.5995161216574
#2007190484Mafic/ultramafic239.5559836388.51003118.5907992764.5224.5699.51010574
#2007190142Mafic/ultramafic328846987.5941.51006425707.5828836.5433.51024987148.5
#2007190159Limestone7279442896811000495870.5778.5989449947732.5776.5
#2007190881Calcrete488.5713.5888.5686925.5113.5958.5834773.511110541054148.5
#2007190065Copper696312.5673663387.57811024.5932563.5798494739574
#2007191289Copper390696.5673727892653962775873725699.5606.5330.5
#2007190917BIF964919673862.5690606.510471043946751.58451029921.5
#2007190717Gold61510181050713854.5227104010291029.519910451055684
#2007190042Gold488.5253.51039272221.5900148374303876346584223

Top six rows show specific lithologies; bottom five rows show specific mineralization types.