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Research Article

Using Lead Concentrations and Stable Lead Isotope Ratios to Identify Contamination Events in Alluvial Soils

Table 2

Soil properties and lead concentrations in soil samples collected at contamined sites (MAS-13, STO-6) and uncontaminated site (RIC-9).

Soil ProfileDepth (cm)pHTotal organic carbon (%)Textural clas Pb (mg kg−1)

Contaminated sites
 MAS-13
0–206.090.31FSL18.73
20–405.500.30FSL18.38
40–605.370.34FSL22.38
60–805.590.54FSL17.79
80–1005.460.12FSL19.18
100–1205.240.42FSL21.84
120–1403.830.85FLS36.34
140–1603.630.95FLS49.65
160–1804.070.75FLS42.18
180–2003.450.72FLS 121.80
200–2203.451.02SL 149.13
220–2403.970.55MFS22.41

 STO-6
0–205.031.48FSL25.25
20–404.771.21FSL35.74
40–604.430.63FSL37.29
60–804.280.71FSL30.57
80–1004.560.36FSL12.32

Uncontaminated site (without hydrocarbons layer)
 RIC-9
0–205.381.44FSL25.73
20–405.261.25FSL34.38
40–604.711.10FSL34.88

Maximum value6.091.48149.13
Minimum value3.450.1212.32
Average value4.700.7538.80

: FSL: Fine sandy loam; FLS: Fine loamy sand; SL: Sandy loam; MFS: Medium fine sand (see [24]).

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