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Table 3 EDX analysis of the diatomaceous earth particles

From: Bioconversion of biodiesel refinery waste in the bioemulsifier by Trichosporon mycotoxinivorans CLA2

analyte diatomaceous earth control diatomaceous earth adsorbed
SiO2 77.227% 57.936%
Al2SO3 18.505% 14.522%
K2O 1.877% 1.222%
Fe2SO3 1.371% 0.856%
P2O5 0.396% 0.302%
TiO2 0.376% 0.232%
SO3 0.107% 0.081%
BaO 0.116% 0.060%
ZrO2 0.016% 0.016%
CuO 0.005% 0.011%
Rb2O 0.005% 0.003%
Organic material n.d 24.782%
  1. n.d: not detected.