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Table 1 Geochemical parameters of the cave samples

From: Dominant bacterial phyla in caves and their predicted functional roles in C and N cycle

Sample ID GPS Coordinates Elevation (MSL) pH Na2O % MgO% Al2O3% SiO2% P2O5% SO3% K2O% CaO% Fe2O3% Cr2O3% MnO% NiO% CuO% ZnO% Rb2O% SrO% ZrO2% BaO% Cl% V2O5%
CBPV3 (Bukpuk) N23.69, E93.29 4003 7.2 0.08 1.04 4.59 12.3 7.53 11.9 2.9 8.85 3.21 0.03 0.20 0.03 0.05 0.071 0.03 0.08 0 0.00 0.06 0
CFPV3 (Farpuk) N23.11, E93.53 4645 7.3 31 0.92 11.8 44.2 0.16 0.16 2.5 0.64 5.15 0.04 0.12 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.12 0.07 0 0
CLPV3 (Lamsialpuk) N23.13, E93.29 4446 7.5 42.4 0.92 13.2 37.9 0.71 0.23 2.7 1.23 6.35 0.03 0.09 0.01 0.01 0.013 0.01 0.03 0.08 0.07 0.06 0.001
CRPV3 (Reiekpuk) N23.69, E92.60 4312 6.8 0.6 1.67 11.7 39.1 0.16 1.92 2.8 3.23 5.72 0.04 0.09 0.03 0.01 0.013 0.01 0.02 0.07 0.07 0 0
CKPV3 (Khuangcherapuk) N23.69, E92.61 4900 6.7 0.37 1.04 10.5 33.4 0.84 0.82 2.5 0.92 5.64 0.08 0.05 0.01 0.01 0.012 0.03 0.04 0.07 0.07 0 0
  1. All the samples were collected during March 2014
  2. MSL meters above sea level