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Table 13 Rare Earth Element (REE) composition of Bristen granite (Brgr), central Aar granite (cAgr) and southerm Aar granite (sAgr) (ppm)

From: Bristen granite: a highly differentiated, fluorite-bearing A-type granite from the Aar massif, Central Alps, Switzerland

Sample KB 1361 1362 1363 1364 1365 1366 1367
Unit Brgr Brgr Brgr Brgr Brgr cAgr sAgr
Tma 8.544 8.61 8.745 8.77 8.868 14.600 16.65
La 13.1 20.8 16.2 16.8 17.6 67.8 42.8
Ce 37.2 55.2 41.5 47.6 44.7 117 79.7
Pr 6.05 8.46 6.25 7.57 6.51 12.5 9.66
Nd 24 31.6 23.4 29.6 24.2 37.2 30.6
Sm 9.6 10.5 8.2 11.4 8.1 5.4 5.6
Eu 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.07 1.21 1.21
Gd 12.6 12 9.17 14 8.8 3.85 3.88
Tb 2.53 2.25 1.78 2.7 1.68 0.58 0.66
Dy 17.9 16 12.7 19.1 11.8 3.32 3.05
Ho 3.71 3.29 2.54 3.9 2.26 0.63 0.54
Er 11.3 9.76 7.74 12.2 7.03 1.85 1.41
Tm 2.04 1.73 1.34 2.24 1.22 0.3 0.28
Yb 12.5 10.5 7.9 13.2 7.5 1.9 1.2
Lu 2.25 1.81 1.36 2.28 1.27 0.38 0.28
REE total 154.83 183.95 140.13 182.64 142.74 253.92 180.87
LREE 102.6 138.61 104.77 127.02 109.98 244.96 173.45
HREE 52.23 45.34 35.36 55.62 32.76 8.96 7.42
HREE  % 33.7 24.6 25.2 30.5 23.0 3.5 4.1
  1. Other trace elements are listed in Table 12
  2. aTm Distance from north portal in kilometer; Detection limits (ppm): Ce, La, Nd, Sm, Yb = 0.1; all other 0.05