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Table 1 Handheld-XRF analysis results of rock samples from the three slides

From: A comparative geological, tectonic and geomorphological assessment of the Charlotte, Regent and Madina landslides, Western area, Sierra Leone

Landslide (Sample ID) Charlotte Landslide (S1-CH) Regent Landslide (S2-RT) Madina Landslide (S3-MD)
Rock type Norite Olivine gabbro Olivine gabbro
Elements (%)
LE (Light Elements) 45.67 46.50 42.89
Si 23.08 22.80 22.64
Ca 15.27 16.47 19.58
Al 11.83 9.54 8.15
Fe 2.40 3.31 4.57
Mg 0.75 0.97 1.57
Others (Ti, Mn, Sr,V, Ni,Cu, Zn, Th,Nb, Zr) 1.00 0.41 0.60