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Table 2 Major element composition of the sediments in the Yangtze River

From: Geochemistry of fine-grained sediments in the Yangtze River and the implications for provenance and chemical weathering in East Asia

   Al2O3 CaO Fe2O3 K2O MgO MnO Na2O P2O5 TiO2 SiO2 CIA
1 Tuotuohe 12.37 12.82 5.69 2.52 2.56 0.10 1.61 0.24 0.81 60.91 60.66
2 Jinshajiang 12.45 10.46 9.08 1.95 4.29 0.11 1.51 0.30 1.88 58.07 63.69
3 Shigu 10.62 8.23 4.89 1.70 2.78 0.07 1.90 0.21 0.85 68.53 56.69
4 Panzhihua 1 12.65 9.58 7.75 2.02 4.34 0.10 1.70 0.26 1.38 59.80 61.92
5 Yalongjiang 15.61 4.44 12.65 2.15 5.19 0.21 1.96 0.34 2.81 54.88 63.95
6 Panzhihua 2 14.63 6.58 9.85 2.06 4.40 0.14 1.70 0.32 2.43 57.78 65.15
7 Yibin 1 12.34 9.64 9.75 2.51 6.80 0.14 1.32 0.30 2.03 55.09 63.59
8 Daduhe 12.96 9.09 7.36 2.55 6.06 0.10 2.20 0.30 1.25 58.24 56.45
9 Minjiang 15.44 4.54 6.57 2.75 3.03 0.08 2.05 0.31 0.86 64.35 61.37
10 Yibin 2 13.15 13.21 7.42 2.75 6.58 0.10 1.32 0.26 1.20 53.65 64.21
11 Chongqing 1 12.87 2.58 15.45 2.05 2.65 0.31 1.63 0.41 2.06 60.47 62.96
12 Jialingjiang 14.71 4.01 6.53 2.65 2.45 0.07 1.66 0.24 0.93 66.62 63.77
13 Chongqing 2 11.87 12.24 7.94 2.21 5.18 0.13 1.64 0.28 1.44 57.14 60.38
14 Fuling 1 12.97 11.46 9.98 2.49 6.21 0.13 1.31 0.32 2.01 52.96 64.97
15 Wujiang 18.06 6.83 8.65 3.24 3.18 0.12 0.53 0.27 1.03 58.14 77.50
16 Fuling 2 13.53 3.05 6.83 2.40 3.20 0.08 1.66 0.22 1.23 67.39 62.63
17 Badong 19.53 1.53 8.16 3.05 1.74 0.12 0.82 0.11 0.91 63.85 76.46
18 Yichang 13.26 20.19 6.42 2.61 4.43 0.10 1.23 0.27 0.84 50.29 65.81
19 Yueyang 1 11.61 6.27 6.96 2.08 3.96 0.09 1.60 0.25 1.59 65.15 60.70
20 Yuanjiang 13.37 0.81 4.80 2.69 1.87 0.06 0.93 0.15 0.88 74.25 69.14
21 Xiangjiang 20.55 0.26 9.27 2.90 1.48 0.11 0.59 0.28 1.08 63.63 80.14
22 Yueyang 2 12.08 3.04 6.58 2.22 3.13 0.08 1.29 0.22 1.34 70.00 64.48
23 Wuhan 1 17.17 3.36 8.36 2.90 3.64 0.10 1.32 0.28 1.29 61.32 69.60
24 Hanjiang 15.90 4.43 8.51 2.61 4.04 0.11 1.98 0.29 1.21 60.74 62.97
25 Wuhan 2 17.05 3.17 8.43 2.90 3.95 0.41 1.45 0.26 1.28 60.93 68.24
26 Jiujiang 14.52 4.31 7.79 2.53 4.00 0.11 1.54 0.24 1.45 63.71 65.01
27 Ganjiang 14.10 0.43 5.09 3.01 0.94 0.06 0.71 0.14 0.90 74.33 71.50
28 Hukou 13.22 9.99 12.45 2.27 8.76 0.24 1.68 0.38 0.99 50.73 62.31
29 Nanjing 10.28 8.15 12.13 1.67 4.32 0.16 1.50 0.45 3.20 58.50 60.35
30 Changxing 12.38 5.67 6.48 2.23 4.03 0.08 1.92 0.28 1.28 65.60 58.60