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Table 1 Geological characteristics for selected limestone samples, total content of Zn, Cd, S, Fe, Si and Ca determined by bulk XRF-spectrometry (Xtot), and acid-extractable contents of Zn and Cd (XICP)

From: Origin of high Zn contents in Jurassic limestone of the Jura mountain range and the Burgundy: evidence from Zn speciation and distribution

Samplea Ageb Originc Facies Zntot (mg/kg) ZnICP (mg/kg) Cdtot (mg/kg) CdICP (mg/kg) Stot (mg/kg) Fetot (mg/kg) Sitot (mg/kg) Catot (mg/kg)
S32 La. Bajocian Jura BL Oosparite 92 95 bdld 0.6 212 9,286 38,160 344,500
S105 La. Bajocian Jura BL Oosparite 25 ND bdld 1.5 47 1,448 1,713 391,200
S116 La. Bajocian Jura BL Oosparite 16 15 bdld 1.4 72 1,067 1,709 408,800
S127 La. Bajocian Jura BL Oosparite 21 15 bdld 1.3 34 1,242 1,518 405,700
S151 La. Bajocian Jura BL Oomicrite/sparite 92 324 bdld 2.0 220 10,660 46,580 299,600
S153 La. Bajocian Jura BL Oomicrite/sparite 117 89 bdld 1.0 266 4,465 14,060 373,400
S156 La. Bajocian Jura BL Oomicrite 480 381 5 4.2 247 2,977 9,812 390,700
La24BP3 Ea. Bajocian Jura BL Oomicrite 829 1,144 8 8.5 1,135 9,256 6,077 390,400
La24BP4 Ea. Bajocian Jura BL Oomicrite 606 690 7 5.5 1,149 7,007 12,050 387,000
Da4a Ea. Bajocian Burgundy Biomicrite 145 105 bdld 1.2 86 8,958 18,030 364,000
LU2 Ea. Bajocian Burgundy Biomicrite 344 240 5 2.7 268 8,135 9,602 382,600
LU1 Ea. Bajocian Burgundy Biomicrite 270 178 bdld bdld 508 11,690 12,280 368,800
GUR La. Bajocian Jura NE Oomicrite 43 ND bdld ND 254 1,992 2,421 389,500
DOR La. Oxfordian Jura BL Pelmicrite 207 ND 17 ND 6 413 748 386,600
Pi23 La. Oxfordian Jura JU Lagoonal micrite 40 38 bdld 0.5 345 1,267 3,258 397,400
Pi17 La. Oxfordian Jura JU Lagoonal micrite 12 bdld bdld 1.1 110 596 1,462 407,500
  1. ND not determined
  2. a S Schleifenberg, La Lausen, Da Davayé, LU Lucy-le-Bois, GUR Gurnigel, DOR Dornach, Pi Pichoux, see Fig. 2 for stratigraphical position of the samples
  3. b La Late, Ea Early
  4. c BL Canton Baselland, NE Canton Neuchâtel, JU Canton Jura
  5. d bdl value below detection limit of 10 mg/kg for ZnICP, 5 mg/kg for Cdtot, and 0.1 mg/kg for CdICP