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Table 7 Peak assignment for the GC/MS chromatograms of the neutral fractions of samples KLR-8008 and KLR-8012 in Fig. 6

From: Defining multiple inhabitations of a cave environment using interdisciplinary archaeometry: the ‘Christmas Cave’ of the Wadi en-Nar/Nahal Qidron, West of the Dead Sea

Peak # Retention time (min) Peak assignment
1 8.8 Tridecane
2 10.2 Tetradecane
3 12.2 Dodecanol
4 12.7 Hexadecane (IS1)
5 13.4 1-tridecanol
6 13.8 Heptadecane
7 14.3 Tridecanoic acid (IS2)
8 14.5 1-tetradecanol
9 15.6 1-pentadecanol
10 15.9 Phthalate (contaminant)
11 17.5 1-hexadecanol
12 18.9 Hexadecanoic acid
13 19.1 1-heptadecanol
14 20.4 1-octadecanol
15 21.5 Octadecanoic acid
16 21.6 1-nonadecanol
17 22.1 Tricosane
18 22.6 1-eicosanol
19 23.6 1-eneicosanol
20 24 Pentacosane
* 24.3 Phthalate (contaminant)
21 24.4 1-docosanol
22 25.7 Heptacosane
23 26.1 1-tetracosanol
24 27.9 Octacosane
25 28.4 1-hexacosanol
26 30.6 Nonacosan-14-one
27 32.4 Cholesterol
28 32.7 Triacontan-15-one
29 35.2 Hentriacontan-16-one
30 38.3 Dotriacontan-16-one
31 40.6 Tritriacontanone
32 42.3 Tritriaconten-16-one
33 41.4 Tritriacontan-16-one
34 45.1 Tetratriacontanone
35 45.7 Tetratriacontanone
36 47.1 Tetratriacontan-16-one
37 52 Pentatriaconten-18-one
38 53.4 Pentatriacontan-18-one
  1. All organic acids and alcohols are detected as their TMS esters and ethers, respectively