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Table 4 Chemical composition data determined by PIXE for the green glaze expressed in mass% for major and minor elements and ppm for traces (“0” means below the detection limits)

From: Archaeometric characterization of Byzantine pottery from Păcuiul lui Soare

  MgO (mass%) Al2O3 (mass%) SiO2 (mass%) K2O (mass%) CaO (mass%) TiO2 (mass%) MnO (ppm) Fe2O3 (mass%) NiO (ppm) CuO (ppm) ZnO (ppm) Sb2O5 (mass%) PbO (mass%)
P1 1.4 5.7 20.4 0.5 1.9 0.3 456 2.5 1847 596 140 1.3 65.4
P2 1.1 3.6 12.5 0.5 0.9 0.3 451 3.2 2228 1351 162 0.6 75.7
P3 2.2 4.8 20.3 0.6 3.4 0.2 633 2.2 1894 1127 506 0 65.4
P4 0.8 4.8 23.0 1.2 2.1 0.4 0 2.1 1855 537 123 0 65.3
P5 1.6 5.5 25.3 1.3 12.8 0.3 0 1.9 1548 443 190 0 50.4
P6 0.7 4.4 24.0 1.5 1.1 0.2 0 1.7 1974 759 0 0 65.9
P7 1.1 6.5 24.8 1.2 2.3 0.3 238 2.5 1745 4059 87 0 60.6
  1. Results were normalized to 100%; “0” values in the table means below the detection limits—see Table 2