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Table 1 Percentage of samples for the 6 textural classed based on mud content as defined by Flemming (2000)

From: Regional distribution of mercury in sediments of the main rivers of French Guiana (Amazonian basin)

Mud content (%) Textural class Samples (%)
< 5 Sand 0.0
5-25 Slightly muddy sand 7.1
25-50 Muddy sand 29.3
50-75 Sandy mud 31.3
75-95 Slightly sandy mud 26.3
> 95 Mud 6.0