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Table 2 Mineralogical composition of the archaeological potteries

From: The pottery production from the Deh Dumen Bronze Age graveyard (South-Western Iran): a chemical, mineralogical and physical study

  Sample code Type Qz Ms Chl Pl Fs Cal Ar Hem Mul Di
LCC 318 TYPE-2 xxx xx   xx   x     
323 TYPE-2 xxx x   xx x x     
324 TYPE-2 xxx xx   xx x xx   x   
326 TYPE-2 xxx xx   x   x     
328 TYPE-1 xxx      xx   x xx  
330 TYPE-2 xxx x   xx x x   x   
332 TYPE-2 xxx xx         
334 TYPE-2 xxx x xx xx   x     
338 TYPE-2 xx x     x x    
341 TYPE-2 xxx x   x x    tr   
346 TYPE-2 xxx x   xx   x   x   
347 TYPE-2 xxx tr   x x tr     
HCC 163 TYPE-1 x    xx   xx     xxx
319 TYPE-2 xx   xx   xx xxx     
322 TYPE-1 xxx tr     x   x   xxx
325 TYPE-2 xx    xx   x   x   xx
329 TYPE-1 xx        x   xxx
331 TYPE-1 xxx x    xx xx   x   
336 TYPE-1 xx    xx   x     xxx
337 TYPE-2 xx    xx   x   x   xx
340 TYPE-1 xx    xx     x   xx
342 TYPE-2 xx x x xx   xx   tr   
344 TYPE-1 xx    xx   xx   x   xx
345 TYPE-2 xxx x   xx   x     
  1. Qz  quartz, Ms  muscovite; Chl  chlorite, Pl  plagioclase, Fs  K-Feldspar, Cal  calcite, Ar  aragonite, Hem  hematite, Mul  mullite, Di diopside. xxx = very abundant; xx = abundant; x = scarce; tr = traces. Mineral abbreviation after Whitney and Evans [53]