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Glen Canyon Group, Sevier Basin and Kaiparowitz Bench (15)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

15 Water Chemistry:

Glen Canyon brine chemistry data were summarized by Freethey and others (1988) and Freethey and Cordy (1991), who presented a variety of stiff diagrams and pie charts. Chloride, carbonate+bicarbonate, and sodium+potassium are the chief chemical constituents in brines in the Navajo Sandstone.

15 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.

Freethey, G. W., Kimball, B. A., Wilberg, D. E., and Hood, J. W., 1988, General hydrogeology of the aquifers of Mesozoic age, upper Colorado River basin, excluding the San Juan Basin, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey, Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA-698, scale 1:2,500,000, 2 sheets.

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