Table 3.

Summary statistics for the Kingston regional soils using the UltraFine+™ method

% CensoredMinimumMaximumMeanMedianSD95th percentile
Ag0.30.010.130.030.030.010.05
Al0.030 100158 00089 35588 25022 117130 850
As0.31.519.47.617.52.2711.29
Au12.30.58.61.761.51.093.9
Ba0.025.762910886.1579219.85
Be0.00.531.431.40.382.1
Bi0.00.22.70.430.40.150.5
Ca0.016381 1001956101554774313.5
Cd85.40.050.210.080.060.040.1875
Ce0.017.516852.1845.521.48100.715
Co0.02.727.99.378.94.3616.64
Cr0.04576589.408444.87110
Cs0.0214.26.476.11.739.885
Cu0.08.867.628.8227.97.7341.01
Fe0.020 40071 50053 87954 400860966 900
Ga0.08.6747.930.2330.655.7838
Ge1.70.050.740.340.330.120.54
Hf0.00.021.170.430.420.230.82
In0.00.030.120.080.080.010.1
K0.095019 90056034880285411 325
La0.09.5193.629.9726.9511.0749.725
Li0.07.186.530.6329.7511.2250.01
Mg0.028115 2001889130019106109.5
Mn0.0924160431.72317395.201115.5
Mo0.00.65.21.541.50.472.385
Nb0.30.51.50.930.90.151.2
Ni0.088522.40218.1037
Pb0.08.842.323.2522.45.6233.785
Pt13.9141.5710.663
Rb0.01911865.3763.117.2199.47
S0.0843590375301366851.65
Sb0.00.21.30.500.50.110.685
Sc0.052514.08143.1120
Se0.00.492.231.111.0950.221.4585
Sn0.01.24.32.872.90.483.685
Sr0.07.616233.7127.8519.5472
Th0.06.2841.215.8615.73.3820.385
Ti0.0243927595588.5116776
Tl0.00.20.70.500.50.090.6
U0.00.499.681.871.720.752.9685
V0.04316811812117142
W0.00.20.60.370.40.060.4
Y0.04.544.31513.3730.48
Zn0.013.81755347.652297.365
Zr0.31351515828
EC0.09.7535309132.31311230.55
pH0.04.088.184.924.7450.676.3595
<2 µm*0.058152541674
2–50 µm*0.0118633291464
50–125 µm*0.00111113
125–250 µm*0.0020001
250–2000 µm*0.005313121132
>2000 µm*0.0030001
SSA* (cm2 g−1)0.069771 93235 71638 32616 49257 812
Kaolin abundance0.30.0690.3520.2270.2290.0470.305
Ferric oxide abundance0.00.0050.1430.0850.0860.0200.114
Hematite/goethite0.38909138998993904
  • Elemental concentrations are in ppm except Au and Pt in ppb. EC in µS/cm. Spectral scalars are standard output, refer to Noble et al., (2019). n = 302.

  • SSA, specific surface area.

  • * Particle size distribution is for comparison only and currently over-estimates clay and silt %.