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Glen Canyon Group, Sevier Basin and Kaiparowitz Bench (12c)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

12c CO2 Solubility Brine: Formation Water Salinity:

Formation-water salinity in the Glen Canyon Group is greatest in northeastern Utah (more than 35,000 ppm) but low to moderate in southeastern Utah, where it is less than 3,000 ppm (Freethey and Cordy, 1991; U.S. Geological Survey, 1996).

12c Map:

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12c Reference:

Freethey, G. W., and Cordy, G. E., 1991, Geohydrology of Mesozoic rocks in the Upper Colorado River Basin—excluding the San Juan Basin—in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1411-C, 118 p.

U.S. Geological Survey, 1996, Ground water atlas of the United States: Segment 2: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah.

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