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Table 3

EDS analyses relative to the STEM-DF micrograph representing the 13 regions of a clogging deposit sampled from the irrigation pipeline

ElementComposition in each of the 13 regions
Average composition
12345678910111213
65 71 67 57 63 71 52 54 63 67 67 63 56 63 ± 6 
Ca 21 19 23 28 23 3.8 24 26 18 23 0.86 28 28 20 ± 9 
8.1 8.8 7.8 13 6.9 0.12 8.6 10 5.0 8.7 0.84 7.6 14 8 ± 4 
Mn 0.09 0.13 0.38 0.26 2.4 22 12 7.5 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.16 0.07 4 ± 7 
Si 4.8 0.17 0.94 0.36 2.6 0.73 0.56 0.34 10 0.34 23 0.33 0.54 3 ± 6 
Al 0.18 0.13 0.11 0.08 0.70 0.02 0.24 0.30 2.9 0.20 7.2 0.12 0.19 1 ± 2 
Mg 0.74 0.61 0.55 0.83 0.94 1.7 1.3 1.5 0.43 0.57 0.09 0.88 0.75 0.8 ± 0.4 
Fe 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.24 0.32 0.67 0.50 0.29 0.50 0.12 0.89 0.16 0.38 0.3 ± 0.2 
ElementComposition in each of the 13 regions
Average composition
12345678910111213
65 71 67 57 63 71 52 54 63 67 67 63 56 63 ± 6 
Ca 21 19 23 28 23 3.8 24 26 18 23 0.86 28 28 20 ± 9 
8.1 8.8 7.8 13 6.9 0.12 8.6 10 5.0 8.7 0.84 7.6 14 8 ± 4 
Mn 0.09 0.13 0.38 0.26 2.4 22 12 7.5 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.16 0.07 4 ± 7 
Si 4.8 0.17 0.94 0.36 2.6 0.73 0.56 0.34 10 0.34 23 0.33 0.54 3 ± 6 
Al 0.18 0.13 0.11 0.08 0.70 0.02 0.24 0.30 2.9 0.20 7.2 0.12 0.19 1 ± 2 
Mg 0.74 0.61 0.55 0.83 0.94 1.7 1.3 1.5 0.43 0.57 0.09 0.88 0.75 0.8 ± 0.4 
Fe 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.24 0.32 0.67 0.50 0.29 0.50 0.12 0.89 0.16 0.38 0.3 ± 0.2 
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