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Table 2 Elemental composition (%) of the quartz, Na-feldspar, K-feldspar, Ca-feldspar, hornblende, actinolite, augite, orthopyroxene, biotite and epidote samples

From: The importance of mineralogical composition for the cytotoxic and pro-inflammatory effects of mineral dust

 

Quartz

Na-feldspar

K-feldspar

Ca-feldspar

Hornblende

Actinolite

Augite

Orthopyroxene

Biotite

Epidote

SiO2

98.6

66.5

65.2

48.5

45.0

55.8

56.7

49.1

34.2

37.5

Al2O3

0.025

19.5

18.7

32.2

9.1

0.557

0.935

8.05

19.1

22.6

Fe2O3

0.019

0.176

0.121

0.259

14.5

8.23

6.96

17.1

25.2

13.8

TiO2

0.011

0.012

0.026

0.099

0.031

0.232

0.731

2.53

0.092

MgO

0.11

0.067

12.2

20.0

13.6

20.4

4.54

0.092

CaO

1.69

0.358

14.5

10.8

12.6

18.2

3.02

0.671

22.6

Na2O

7.04

2.57

2.51

1.75

0.15

0.94

0.34

0.3

K2O

0.013

3.96

12.3

0.258

1.34

0.039

0.072

0.126

8.24

0.025

MnO

0.071

0.108

0.067

0.235

0.348

0.195

P2O5

0.017

0.023

0.013

0.014

0.017

0.012

0.016

0.603

0.011

BaO

0.026

0.012

Co2O3

0.012

Cr2O3

 

   

0.062

0.012

0.019

CuO

NiO

0.024

PbO

0.009

SrO

0.007

0.007

0.025

0.006

0.007

 

0.086

V2O3

 

0.026

0.035

0.017

0.077

ZnO

0.017

0.161

ZrO2

0.013

0.015

0.128