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Table 3 Trace 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

Samples Sc Ti V Cr Co Ni Rb Sr Y Zr Nb
Tuotuohe 5.97 1988.27 46.15 45.25 5.16 16.11 61.20 189.88 13.41 346.04 5.66
Jinshajiang 9.55 6352.46 135.79 115.41 14.83 39.03 42.96 176.50 29.50 1271.48 15.28
Shigu 11.81 5770.17 113.06 84.26 12.28 31.51 48.65 172.28 30.63 655.11 13.56
Panzhihua 1 5.92 8906.07 187.85 206.07 20.68 82.82 59.77 212.66 26.43 491.92 21.58
Yalongjiang 8.26 17752.43 253.91 134.77 34.54 69.61 35.13 182.18 35.18 719.90 27.02
Panzhihua 2 5.28 16150.15 314.23 199.79 29.41 77.42 18.29 198.64 31.17 669.88 24.66
Yibin 1 3.51 13501.08 220.83 170.60 22.26 50.70 85.75 180.15 31.28 967.38 26.93
Daduhe 5.64 8161.48 157.60 125.41 15.81 43.02 52.48 202.43 42.94 1066.66 30.12
Minjiang 1 8.15 5714.67 141.56 79.69 14.21 39.19 21.33 147.92 28.02 444.22 16.05
Yibin 2 5.83 7733.59 178.70 101.48 19.19 49.41 45.90 183.60 23.18 322.45 17.88
Chongqing 1 16.32 13889.48 248.35 97.02 23.88 39.51 48.51 65.61 57.23 1284.19 30.09
Jialingjiang 10.14 6452.94 137.38 124.50 12.88 37.07 28.15 125.75 35.22 1128.31 17.88
Chongqing 2 5.93 8734.99 152.28 132.52 16.62 35.47 40.56 179.38 25.66 955.23 20.40
Fuling 1 21.05 16803.91 267.87 196.23 25.32 62.18 109.89 234.58 39.60 850.64 29.67
Wujiang 10.48 5924.52 155.52 85.13 17.34 46.09 22.87 106.42 25.61 295.34 19.66
Fuling 2 10.03 8031.61 147.71 103.73 15.11 38.30 31.20 98.81 33.30 797.32 20.31
Badong 11.63 5972.17 169.45 90.46 24.38 49.21 51.25 68.88 16.36 267.32 17.52
Yichang 3.97 4981.18 126.59 79.90 15.39 44.86 43.01 264.56 12.68 313.54 13.67
Yueyang 1 17.53 10896.68 195.09 113.91 19.76 48.58 116.77 169.30 33.27 523.93 23.41
Yuanjiang 7.65 5719.15 107.50 66.35 9.80 26.13 46.03 50.75 26.45 592.06 18.02
Xiangjiang 18.38 8477.10 202.11 139.69 18.10 59.31 195.66 73.13 43.33 1149.21 26.60
Yueyang 2 10.27 9020.72 143.59 110.77 15.47 38.21 39.49 98.18 37.90 771.32 23.34
Wuhan 1 10.08 7707.60 171.55 100.17 18.21 48.04 16.97 80.51 27.16 395.24 20.37
Hanjiang 6.32 7223.73 180.99 73.31 22.99 46.94 19.97 133.61 35.09 471.24 20.84
Wuhan 2 7.68 7962.05 182.54 98.35 17.67 47.93 21.65 83.11 27.95 400.50 21.63
Jiujiang 7.96 8957.52 170.59 98.47 18.57 44.53 31.42 102.18 31.77 544.97 22.30
Ganjiang 6.09 5900.86 80.35 48.15 7.68 19.17 105.37 43.86 38.20 971.55 28.74
Hukou 2.65 6043.32 170.45 99.28 44.42 82.55 89.58 157.36 31.77 463.21 16.90
Nanjing 9.04 15785.47 207.20 238.47 14.80 38.31 65.59 207.21 74.69 3366.28 38.35
Changxing 6.29 9014.45 148.76 107.62 15.47 84.35 37.11 172.09 45.52 1147.71 24.68