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Table 8. Trace-element concentrations in bed-sediment samples, Yellowstone River Basin, 1998
[Values in micrograms per gram dry weight unless expressed as percentage (%); --, no data]
Site number Aluminum (%) Antimony Arsenic Barium Beryllium Bismuth Cadmium Calcium (%) Cerium Chromium Cobalt Copper
1 6.5 0.9 15 1,100 2 <1 0.1 2.2 78 130 11 17
2 9.2 .2 2.3 1,400 1 <1 .2 4.7 61 170 28 43
3 6.8 1.0 41 1,000 2 <1 .3 3.0 88 180 24 39
4 7.1 .5 7.0 1,200 2 <1 .4 2.0 79 100 18 39
5 6.9 .5 6.0 640 2 <1 .3 3.3 68 78 17 42
6 6.6 .7 15 800 2 <1 .3 2.7 67 100 14 36
7 7.1 .5 12 730 1 <1 .3 2.1 58 83 11 23
8 8.3 .1 3.6 1,500 2 <1 .2 3.0 110 120 20 64
9 7.8 .2 7.4 1,400 2 <1 .2 2.9 96 130 21 67
10 5.2 .6 6.1 690 1 <1 .2 1.9 65 63 7 18
11 9.7 .8 6.7 590 2 <1 .5 1.7 81 86 12 22
12 7.6 .2 3.6 1,200 2 <1 .1 3.2 69 160 23 38
13 5.6 .6 8.6 700 2 <1 .2 2.9 68 66 8 18
14 5.6 .5 7.5 610 2 <1 .2 2.7 63 68 9 21
15 5.1 .2 4.3 370 1 <1 .2 11 71 55 8 11
16 6.0 .5 11 780 2 <1 .2 2.8 70 93 11 23
17 5.4 .2 4.3 640 1 <1 .2 5.1 120 62 9 14
18 5.8 .5 5.2 530 1 <1 .4 3.3 72 54 9 17
19 6.3 .5 6.1 560 2 <1 .3 3.5 72 56 10 17
20 7.5 .9 7.8 650 3 <1 .3 2.0 63 74 10 22
21 5.7 .8 7.6 650 2 <1 .4 1.9 70 53 8 19
22 8.4 .8 4.9 510 2 <1 .3 2.0 60 73 9 20
23 6.0 .7 8.0 720 2 <1 .3 3.7 70 68 8 19
24 5.7 .6 8.8 810 2 <1 .2 2.7 69 74 10 20
Table 8. Trace-element concentrations in bed-sediment samples, Yellowstone River Basin, 1998--Continued
Site number Europium Gallium Gold Holmium Iron (%) Lanthanum Lead Lithium Magnesium (%) Manganese Mercury Molybdenum
1 1 16 <1 1 2.4 48 22 20 1.2 370 0.05 1.0
2 1 14 <1 <1 5.2 32 23 20 4.0 920 .02 <.5
3 1 17 <1 1 5.5 53 21 20 2.1 720 .20 1.0
4 2 18 <1 <1 4.6 46 37 20 1.1 710 .09 1.0
5 1 17 <1 <1 4.2 38 18 30 2.2 550 .06 .9
6 1 15 <1 1 3.6 40 29 30 1.8 630 .04 .9
7 1 14 <1 1 3.0 37 18 30 1.5 490 .04 .9
8 2 19 <1 <1 3.6 65 36 20 2.2 670 <.02 1.0
9 2 18 <1 <1 3.9 59 33 20 2.3 670 .02 .9
10 1 12 <1 1 2.0 39 17 30 .97 350 .02 .6
11 1 21 <1 1 3.3 46 23 50 1.6 350 .04 1.0
12 1 18 <1 <1 4.8 42 20 20 2.4 830 .03 .5
13 1 13 <1 1 2.4 40 18 30 1.5 380 .03 .9
14 1 13 <1 1 2.5 37 18 30 1.3 470 .03 .8
15 <1 10 <1 1 2.2 37 12 30 2.3 460 .02 .7
16 1 14 <1 <1 2.9 41 18 30 1.5 470 .03 .6
17 2 11 <1 2 2.7 74 18 30 1.8 410 .03 <.5
18 1 12 <1 1 2.3 39 20 30 1.6 760 .04 .7
19 1 13 <1 1 2.7 40 17 30 1.6 770 .05 .9
20 1 18 <1 <1 2.9 39 23 40 1.5 350 .04 .8
21 1 13 <1 <1 2.3 41 18 30 1.2 380 .03 1.0
22 1 20 <1 <1 2.4 36 21 40 .92 400 .06 .9
23 1 14 <1 <1 2.5 42 18 40 1.2 370 .03 1.0
24 1 13 <1 <1 2.5 41 17 20 1.4 420 .03 .7
Table 8. Trace-element concentrations in bed-sediment samples, Yellowstone River Basin, 1998--Continued
Site number Neodymium Nickel Niobium Phosphorus (%) Potassium (%) Scandium Selenium Silver Sodium (%) Strontium Sulfur (%) Tantalum
1 34 41 20 0.094 1.7 7 0.1 0.69 1.8 600 0.06 1
2 25 88 7 .10 1.7 19 .1 .7 2.2 760 <.05 <1
3 38 51 19 .10 1.6 14 .4 .67 1.5 560 .25 1
4 35 39 10 .15 1.9 12 .7 <1 1.4 380 .05 1
5 34 38 10 .10 2.1 12 .5 <1 .67 310 .05 1
6 31 36 14 .10 1.9 10 .7 .54 .95 320 .16 1
7 30 27 11 .11 1.8 9 .7 <.1 1.1 320 .19 <1
8 44 58 10 .16 1.7 12 .1 .56 1.9 740 <.05 1
9 39 60 10 .14 1.6 12 .2 .5 1.8 680 <.05 2
10 30 21 14 .074 1.7 6 .4 .51 .49 170 <.05 <1
11 37 31 17 .081 2.0 11 .5 <.1 .29 170 <.05 1
12 30 52 7 .16 1.4 14 .4 .4 1.7 660 <.05 <1
13 31 23 15 .090 1.8 6 .6 .5 .67 200 <.05 <1
14 29 25 14 .085 1.8 7 .6 .51 .52 180 .05 <1
15 31 26 10 .11 2.0 7 .8 <.1 .19 150 .06 <1
16 32 38 8 .10 1.7 10 .5 .74 .92 280 .09 1
17 62 21 12 .14 2.0 8 1.1 <.1 .51 150 .11 <1
18 33 21 11 .11 1.6 7 .8 <.1 .37 160 .17 <1
19 32 22 12 .10 1.7 7 .6 .1 .35 170 .11 <1
20 30 25 11 .068 2.1 11 .6 .58 .38 190 .07 1
21 33 20 10 .079 1.9 8 .6 .55 .34 120 .08 1
22 26 20 12 .042 1.6 11 .5 .6 .26 190 .24 1
23 33 22 10 .085 1.8 9 .7 .66 .44 190 .12 1
24 33 24 9 .092 1.8 9 .4 .48 .77 210 .06 1
Table 8. Trace-element concentrations in bed-sediment samples, Yellowstone River Basin, 1998--Continued
Site number Thallium Thorium Tin Titanium (%) Uranium Vanadium Ytterbium Yttrium Zinc Inorganic carbon (%) Total carbon (%)
1 <1 9.0 2 0.30 2.0 69 2 22 65 0.01 1.90
2 <1 3.6 1 .50 .85 14 1 8 76 .07 .7
3 <1 9.4 2 .51 1.7 190 2 23 100 .12 1.27
4 <1 9.3 2 .41 3.6 90 2 19 120 .02 3.16
5 <1 10 2 .33 3.0 110 2 20 100 .70 1.70
6 <1 9.6 2 .35 2.5 130 2 21 100 .62 1.93
7 <1 10 2 .32 2.7 100 3 21 86 .37 1.67
8 <1 11 1 .43 2.3 98 1 14 80 .1 .35
9 <1 9.9 1 .44 2.3 110 1 13 83 .05 .59
10 <1 11 1 .29 2.7 88 2 20 71 .58 1.05
11 <1 14 4 .39 4.0 140 3 26 110 .37 .91
12 <1 6.6 1 .47 2.1 150 1 14 88 .01 1.98
13 <1 11 2 .27 2.7 100 2 22 76 1.14 1.44
14 <1 10 2 .28 2.6 96 2 21 80 .98 1.52
15 <1 12 2 .27 2.3 49 3 24 53 3.63 6.71
16 <1 12 2 .36 3.0 110 2 20 75 .71 1.43
17 <1 22 2 .34 3.8 62 5 34 53 1.73 5.19
18 <1 12 3 .28 2.8 75 3 22 93 1.19 3.56
19 <1 12 3 .25 2.7 78 3 20 75 1.23 3.19
20 <1 12 3 .32 3.7 120 2 20 96 .65 1.29
21 <1 13 2 .32 3.6 86 2 21 68 .65 1.42
22 <1 12 3 .39 3.6 110 2 17 87 .53 1.47
23 <1 13 2 .32 4.0 100 2 22 76 1.23 2.01
24 <1 11 2 .34 3.3 92 2 20 67 .83 1.52

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