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Table 2 Concentration of heavy metals (mg kg−1) in the sediment of the Xiangjiang River and of other rivers in South China

From: Risk assessment of heavy metals in the surface sediment at the drinking water source of the Xiangjiang River in South China

 CrCoNiCuZnAsCdPbRefs.
Xiangjiang River
Zhuzhou Reach (n = 30)
Minimum
23.115.2616.5820.5458.2434.742.138.19This study
Zhuzhou Reach
Maximum
94.8425.2453.58159.3629.60186.8062.59246.20
Zhuzhou Reach
Average
59.7116.9736.2971.29257.1798.3823.31102.52
Yongzhou Reach (n = 8)129.2530.88107.3851.5871.8551.906.82593.80[28]
Hengyang Reach (n = 8)54.59112.1659.7135.221.66359.4[40]
Changsha Reach (n = 12)95.1019.4548.7073.13465.713.63140.10[28]
Jinjiang River (n = 8)7.631.882.807.2448.0940.960.0732.79[41]
Hanjiang River
(n = 6)
16.243.3912.949.2862.4759.480.1026.97[41]
Yangtze River (n = 34)82.8732.8525.1482.929.310.1725.13[42]
Dongting Lake (background)4410.321.22083.3150.3323.3[36]