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Thomas H. Suchanek, Collin A. Eagles-Smith, Darell G. Slotton, E. James Harner, and David P. Adam. 2008. Mercury in abiotic matrices of Clear Lake, California: human health and ecotoxicological implications. Ecological Applications 18:A128–A157.

Appendix C. Total mercury (TotHg) and methylmercury (MeHg) in sediments within the Basalt pit and two sites within the Herman Pit (Sulphur Bank Mercury Mine).

TABLE C1. Total mercury (TotHg) and methylmercury (MeHg) in sediments within the Basalt Pit (BP-1) and two sites (HP-1 and HP-2) in the Herman Pit, (Sulphur Bank Mercury Mine). See Fig. 2 for sampling locations.

 

Total Hg (mg/kg ppm dry)

 

Methyl Hg (µg/kg ppb dry)

 
 
 

HP-1

HP-2

BP-1

 

HP-1

HP-2

BP-1

Mar-97

74.10

88.20

1,220.00

 

11.47

6.40

5.45

Apr-97

             

May-97

66.60

140.00

431.00

 

0.83

14.84

24.22

Jun-97

             

Jul-97

             

Aug-97

             

Sep-97

102.00

107.00

459.00

 

75.26

41.13

84.27

Oct-97

             

Nov-97

             

Dec-97

119.00

99.10

490.00

 

28.04

23.48

15.21

Jan-98

             

Feb-98

             

Mar-98

             

Apr-98

77.60

82.30

925.00

 

15.64

10.18

11.55

May-98

             

Jun-98

129.00

103.00

739.00

 

9.01

3.49

12.19

Jul-98

             

Aug-98

183.00

61.00

1,940.00

 

44.52

17.81

25.07

Sep-98

             

Oct-98

110.00

121.00

343.00

 

32.75

15.64

3.80

Nov-98

             

Dec-98

120.00

127.00

208.00

 

14.05

7.58

7.63

 
 

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