Processing option: Oxygen by Stoichiometry (Normalized)
Spectrum In stats C Na Mg Al Si S Ca O Total
Spectrum 1 Yes 26.07 0.61 0.47 0.08 0.35 0.19 0.62 71.01 100.00
Mean   26.07 0.61 0.47 0.08 0.35 0.19 0.62 71.01 100.00
Std. deviation   0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
Max   26.07 0.61 0.47 0.08 0.35 0.19 0.62 71.01  
Min   26.07 0.61 0.47 0.08 0.35 0.19 0.62 71.01  
All results in weight %
Table 1: The frustule of diatom is made up of quartzite or amorphous hydrated silica, which can be associated with small amounts of aluminum, iron and titanium. As can be seen from the table the silica is really too poor (<3%) to be a diatom.
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