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Table 5 Quantitative chemical analysis from EDS sum-spectra per bulk grain population for populations with > 0.5 area % contribution, reported as oxide (or element) wt% and normalised to 100% of the elements above detection limit (values > 3-sigma error in quantification result)

From: A method for analysis of nuisance dust from integrated steel works: chemical and mineralogical characteristics of contributing sources

Source /mat Pop Area % pop Na2O MgO Al2O3 SiO2 P2O5 SO3 Cl K2O CaO TiO2 V2O5 MnO FeO ZnO
1 w 4.88 1.0 4.4 4.1 13 4.3 2.4 0.5 0.1 39 2.4 1.1 4.3 24 -
1 x 7.20 0.9 3.0 3.5 14 4.0 6.7 0.6 0.1 42 2.2 0.9 3.0 19 -
1 y 14.23 0.5 2.4 2.2 13 1.6 2.0 0.2 - 50 1.9 0.9 3.3 23 0.1
1 z 17.20 0.7 2.6 2.5 12 1.6 6.3 0.3 0.1 46 1.8 0.8 3.3 22 0.1
1 aa 3.65 0.4 6.1 2.4 5.7 1.1 1.9 0.2 - 29 1.7 0.8 7.5 43 0.1
1 ab 1.90 0.7 4.7 2.8 6.5 1.3 6.0 0.3 - 28 1.6 0.7 6.2 41 0.1
1 ac 0.58 0.1 21 1.3 3.2 0.5 1.0 0.1 - 13 0.9 0.5 13.5 45 -
1 an 1.12 0.4 1.5 7.4 4.6 0.4 2.5 0.4 0.2 39 3.3 1.2 2.4 37 -
2 v 0.71 0.8 8.2 8.6 14 1.0 4.0 0.4 0.1 42 1.5 0.4 2.3 16 -
2 q 2.26 0.5 6.4 2.4 16 1.7 2.4 0.3 0.1 41 1.9 1.0 5.6 21 -
3 ao 13.87 0.6 1.6 2.4 5.3 0.4 2.7 0.2 0.1 17 0.6 0.2 2.6 66 0.2
3 aq 10.86 0.5 1.1 2.1 2.7 0.3 1.5 0.1 0.1 5.5 0.4 0.1 0.7 85 -
4 ai 0.89 0.7 2.1 3.0 7.1 0.2 0.6 - 0.4 2.8 0.2 0.1 0.3 83 -
4 ap 2.46 0.6 1.7 3.1 6.1 0.1 1.0 - 0.1 4.5 0.3 0.1 0.6 82 -
5 al 2.39 0.3 0.9 1.0 1.9 0.1 0.6 - - 2.5 0.1 0.1 0.4 92 -
10 af 4.60 0.3 3.7 31 3.7 0.6 2.7 0.2 - 47 1.1 - 2.3 7.7 -
11 n 1.58 0.4 33 2.4 5.5 0.5 5.3 0.3 - 35 0.6 0.6 3.5 13 -
13 l 0.50 - 42 1.0 32 - 0.4 - 0.2 5.5 0.3 0.2 0.7 19 -
16 s 1.21 1.2 2.7 14 38 0.6 1.1 0.1 0.9 19 1.1 0.0 0.4 21 -
17 t 1.33 0.4 1.6 1.8 2.7 0.5 3.2 0.3 0.1 66 1.3 0.4 3.2 18 -
17 u 0.56 0.4 1.5 1.9 2.8 0.4 5.1 0.4 0.2 49 0.6 0.4 2.4 35 -
18 j 0.51 0.5 0.5 0.9 74 0.5 3.0 0.2 - 8.0 0.7 0.1 0.4 12 -
22 i 0.56 0.5 3.8 26 53 0.8 2.8 0.2 0.7 4.4 1.0 - 0.5 7.2 -
26 aw 1.33 1.6 10 10 21 2.3 3.5 0.1 0.7 19 1.1 0.2 6.4 23 0.9
  1. Elements are reported with assumed oxide forms (except Cl). See Tables 3 and 2 for key to, respectively, populations and source/material