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Table 1 List of the pieces analyzed from each temple (ordered chronologically) and results of their mineral characterization. Detected elements were ordered by its X-ray intensity in the XRF spectra

From: Non-destructive in situ spectroscopic analysis of greenstone objects from royal burial offerings of the Mayan site of Palenque, Mexico

  Piece Applied techniques Mineral identification Detected elements
Temple XVIII-A (A.D. 250–450) 1343 FTIR, XRF Jadeite/albite Fe, Ca, Cr, Si, Ni, Zn, Mn, Sr, Ti
FTIR, XRF Obsidian Fe, K, Ca, Si, Rb, Sr, Mn, Ti
FTIR, XRF Calcium carbonate Ca, Sr
1347 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Si, Cr, S, Ni, Ti, Mn
1348 XRF Ca, Sr, Fe
Temple of the Cross (A.D. 300–600) 1410 FTIR, Raman, CM Omphacite
1411 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Muscovite K, Fe, Sr, Ti, V, Si, Rb, Ca, Cr
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Unidentified Ca, Fe, Sr, K, Si, Ti, V, Rb
1412 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Muscovite K, Fe, Sr, Ti, V, Si, Rb, Ca, Cr
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Unidentified Ca, Fe, Sr, K, Pb, Si, Ti, V
1413–1424 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Omphacite Fe, Ca, Sr, Si, Cr, Mn, Ni, Ti, S
Temple of the Skull (A.D. 700–770) 1344 FTIR, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Cr, Si, Sr, Ga, Mn, Ti
FTIR, XRF, CM Albite Fe, Ca, Cr, Hg, Si, Sr, Zn, Mn, Ni, S, Ti
1761 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Albite Fe, Ca, Si, Mn, Zn, Cr
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Si, Sr, Mn, Ga, Cr, Ni, V, S
1762 FTIR, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Sr, Cr, Si, Ga
1763 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Si, Sr, Ni, Cr, V, Mn
1764 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Si, Sr, Cr, Mn, S
Temple XVIII (A.D. 600–850) 1765 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Cr, Mn, Si, Ni, Sr
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Muscovite K, Fe, Sr, Ti, Ca, Cr, Rb, Zn, Si, Cu, Ni
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite/albite Fe, Ca, Si, Mn, Ni, Ti, K, Cr
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Omphacite Fe, Ca, Cr, K, Ni, Si, Mn, Sr
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Quartz Ca, Cr, Fe, Si, Zn, Ni, Rb, K, Cu, Mn
2433 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Ga, Ni, Si, Cr, Mn, Ti
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Omphacite Ca, Fe, Ni, Cr, Sr, Si, Mn, Ga
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Albite Fe, Ca, Sr, Si, Cr, Ga, Zn, Ni, Mn, K, S, V
2439 FTIR, XRF Jadeite Fe, Ca, Si, Cr, Mn, Ga, Sr, Ti, Ni
FTIR, XRF Jadeite/albite Fe, Ca, Si, Sr, S, Mn, Ti, Cr
2440 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite/albite Fe, Ca, Si, Sr, S, Mn, Ti, Cr
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Amazonite/albite Rb, K, Ca, Cu, Fe, Si, Hg, Ti
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Albite Fe, Ca, Si, Sr, Cu, K, Mn, Ti
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Omphacite Ca, Fe, Mn, Sr, Si, Cr, K, Ti
2441 FTIR, XRF Jadeite/albite Fe, Ca, Cr, Sr, Ni, Cu, Mn, Si, Ti, K
FTIR, XRF Jadeite Fe, Ca, Hg, Cr, Zn, Si, Mn, Ni, K, Ti
2442 FTIR, Raman, XRF Amazonite Rb, K, Fe, Ca, Si, Pb, Ga
FTIR, Raman, XRF Jadeite Fe, Ca, Hg, Cr, Ti, Si, Mn, K
FTIR, Raman, XRF Omphacite Ca, Fe, Ni, Cr, Sr, Si, Mn, Ti, K
2443 FTIR, XRF Albite Sr, Ca, Fe, Ni, Si, Cr, Hg, Mn
FTIR, XRF Jadeite Fe, Ca, Sr, Si, Ni, Mn, Hg, Cr, Ti
FTIR, XRF Omphacite Fe, Ca, Sr, Si, Mn, Zr, Cr, Ni
FTIR, XRF Quartz Fe, Cr, Ca, Si, Hg, Ni, K, Mn, S
2671 FTIR, XRF Amazonite Rb, K, Ga, Pb, Si, Ca, Se, Fe
FTIR, XRF Jadeite Fe, Ca, Si, Cu, Mn, Cr, Ni, S, Ti
2933 FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Albite Zn, Si, Sr, Ca, Fe
FTIR, Raman, XRF, CM Jadeite Fe, Ca, Rb, Si, Cr, Mn