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Table 1 The percentage distribution of the major mineral crystals in the EHC-93 Ottawa urban dust detected by X-ray diffraction

From: In vitro toxicoproteomic analysis of A549 human lung epithelial cells exposed to urban air particulate matter and its water-soluble and insoluble fractions

Mineral crystal % Distribution
Calcite (CaCO3) 41
α-quartz (SiO2) 18
Gypsum (CaSO4) 13
Dolomite (CaMg(CO3)2) 13
Albite (NaAlSi3O8) 10
Halite (NaCl) 5