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Ground-water control of evaporite deposition

Economic Geology

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Abstract

The ratio of ground-water outflow to inflow (flux ratio) in hydrologically open basins is as important in determining the mineralogy and thicknesses of evaporite deposits as the solute composition of the inflow water. Attainment of steady state flux ratios permits large thicknesses of two or three minerals to form rather than thin veneers of many minerals. -from Authors

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Ground-water control of evaporite deposition
Series title:
Economic Geology
Volume
85
Issue:
6
Year Published:
1990
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Economic Geology
First page:
1226
Last page:
1235