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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of elements’ content (μg g -1 wet weight) in Argentine unifloral honey samples

From: Characterization of Argentine honeys on the basis of their mineral content and some typical quality parameters

  Eucalipto (EntreRios) Chilca (Còrdoba) Algarrobo (S. del Estero) Mistol (S. del Estero) Citric (Tucumàn) Mean± SD Min Max
  M1 M2 M3 M4 M5    
As <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
Be <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
Ca 6.18 2.50 4.13 13.74 8.04 6.92±4.35 2.50 13.74
Cd <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.01 <0.01 0.01±0.00 <0.01 0.01
Co 0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.01±0.00 <0.01 0.01
Cr <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
Cu 0.27 0.12 0.20 0.18 0.15 0.18±0.06 0.12 0.27
Fe 3.38 2.19 4.05 3.73 4.50 3.57±0.87 2.19 4.50
K 488.4 251.1 318.4 2022.6 1079.8 832.0±741.3 251.1 2022.6
Mg 14.37 4.59 8.12 37.98 21.26 17.26±13.21 4.59 37.98
Mn 8.84 0.77 1.14 1.60 0.70 2.61±3.50 0.70 8.84
Na 62.00 7.21 39.27 34.65 17.67 32.16±21.09 7.21 62.00
Ni 0.05 0.01 0.06 0.02 0.03 0.04±0.02 0.01 0.06
Pb 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02±0.01 0.01 0.02
Se 0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.01 <0.01 0.01±0.00 0.01 0.01
Tl <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
U <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
V <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
Zn 0.55 1.05 1.42 0.84 0.51 0.87±0.38 0.51 1.42