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Analyses Of Metals And Organics In Composites Of 1994 Sediment Samples (K-2-94-HW)

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-9 = not detected; abbreviations

Metals

Sample (mg/kg) Cu (mg/kg) Ni (mg/kg) Zn (mg/kg) As (mg/kg) Cd (mg/kg) Cr (mg/kg) Pb (mg/kg) Hg (mg/kg) Se (mg/kg) Ag (mg/kg) totmet (mg/kg)
NS 8.3 20.5 18.7 10.2 0.056 39.6 4.60 0.026 0.17 0.027 102.179
OH 31.1 46.9 42.5 2.2 0.039 77.2 5.50 0.079 0.16 0.038 205.716
SO 25.0 39.6 45.4 4.9 0.051 71.6 11.00 3.400 -9 0.062 200.613

Organics

Sample naphthas (ug/kg) acnphyls (ug/kg) acnphens (ug/kg) fluorens (ug/kg) phanthrs (ug/kg) anthras (ug/kg) flanthrs (ug/kg) pyrenes (ug/kg) benanths (ug/kg) chrysens (ug/kg) benflans (ug/kg) benzofls (ug/kg) bpyrenes (ug/kg) dibenzas (ug/kg) bperyls (ug/kg) indenops (ug/kg) toc (%)
NS -9 2.3 -9 -9 13.0 2.8 31.0 38.0 17.0 21.0 27.0 13.0 31.0 4.0 27.0 19.0 0.40
OH -9 -9 -9 -9 2.1 -9 6.4 7.9 5.4 6.8 15.0 6.3 9.4 2.6 9.4 7.2 2.50
SO -9 1.7 2.1 1.8 24.0 4.3 40.0 41.0 25.0 33.0 48.0 16.0 34.0 8.2 28.0 22.0 0.62

Sample key:

NS: Native sediment; samples 15, 47, 67
OH: Old Honolulu; samples 63, 64, 65, 66
SO: South Oahu; samples 2, 5, 6, 7, 10

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