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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     Cu      Ni       Zn       As       Cd       Cr       Pb       Hg       Se      Ag     totmet
 (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (mg/kg) (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (mg/kg)  (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 acnphyls acnphens fluorens phanthrs anthras  flanthrs pyrenes benanths chrysens benflans benzofls bpyrenes dibenzas bperyls  indenops toc
         (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg) (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg) (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (ug/kg)  (%)
 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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