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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of elements’ content (μg g -1 wet weight) in Argentine multifloral honey samples

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

  Còrdoba Prov. Buenos Aires Entre Rios Entre Rios Prov. Buenos Aires Prov. Buenos Aires Prov. Buenos Aires Prov. Buenos Aires Prov. Buenos Aires Prov. Buenos Aires Prov. Buenos Aires Mean ± SD Min Max
M6 M7 M8 M9 M10 M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 M16    
As <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.01 ± 0.00 <0.01 0.01
Be <0.01 <0.01 0.10 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.10 ± 0.00 <0.01 0.10
Ca 7.57 6.03 17.26 18.97 15.33 14.68 13.61 18.61 2.93 1.97 2.50 10.86 ± 6.75 1.97 18.97
Cd <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.03 0.01 0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.02 ± 0.01 <0.01 0.03
Co <0.01 <0.01 0.01 0.01 <0.01 0.01 <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 0.05 0.04 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.03 ± 0.02 <0.01 0.05
Cu 0.13 0.09 0.38 1.19 0.17 0.20 0.12 0.32 0.20 0.17 0.21 0.29 ± 0.31 0.09 1.19
Fe 4.40 2.07 3.15 2.24 2.32 4.18 2.26 3.99 2.40 3.22 2.68 2.99 ± 0.86 2.07 4.40
K 1225.8 324.9 1408.2 2813.3 755.8 476.2 412.3 1107.5 176.6 134.1 143.9 816.2 ± 802.6 134.1 2813.3
Mg 18.12 12.39 75.38 49.77 19.68 23.57 16.46 23.87 3.43 3.01 3.31 22.64 ± 21.95 3.01 75.38
Mn 0.57 0.55 2.39 3.13 1.18 0.57 0.14 0.40 0.60 1.40 0.59 1.05 ± 0.93 0.14 3.13
Na 20.05 4.88 36.30 28.62 105.95 25.19 25.79 76.44 13.26 15.45 13.16 33.19 ± 30.66 4.88 105.95
Ni 0.02 0.02 0.07 0.05 0.02 0.05 0.03 0.04 0.03 0.05 0.02 0.04 ± 0.02 0.02 0.07
Pb 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.01 0.04 0.04 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.03 0.01 0.02 ± 0.02 0.01 0.04
Se <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
Tl <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <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 <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 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 - <0.01 <0.01
Zn 2.75 1.22 0.80 0.70 0.81 2.04 1.50 0.74 0.72 0.92 0.70 1.17 ± 0.67 0.70 2.75