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Basin Fill Sandstone and Carbonate Aquifers, Basin and Range (15)

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Comments on Geologic Parameters

15 Water Chemistry:

Brine chemistry data of the carbonate aquifers were summarized in tables by Thomas and others (1996), who focused on both geochemistry and isotope hydrology.

15 Reference:

Thomas, J. M., Welch, A. H., and Dettinger, M. D., 1996, Geochemistry and isotope hydrology of representative aquifers in the Great Basin region of Nevada, Utah, and adjacent states: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1409-C, p. C1-C100.

 

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