Component  
Elements 1 2 3 4 Communality
Pb -0.115 -0.403 -0.035 0.748 0.736
Zn -0.567 0.616 -0.179 0.203 0.774
Ni 0.625 0.561 0.17 -0.017 0.735
Co 0.787 0.217 -0.545 -0.023 0.965
Mn 0.614 0.182 -0.662 -0.206 0.891
As -0.791 0.265 0.319 -0.118 0.812
Th 0.891 -0.075 0.151 0.202 0.862
Sr -0.284 0.784 0.257 -0.085 0.769
V 0.725 0.417 0.451 0.168 0.931
Cr -0.679 0.469 0.357 -0.037 0.809
Ba -0.063 0.702 -0.584 -0.077 0.845
Cu -0.161 0.491 -0.434 0.588 0.801
Initial Eigen values 5.653 3.15 2.203 1.214  
Percentage of variance (%) 37.68 21 14.69 8.096  
Cumulative percentage (%) 37.68 58.69 73.37 81.47  
Table 5: The result of principal component analysis for Soils in the study area.