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Fluids in the Crust: Equilibrium and transport properties

Edited By: KI Shmulovich, BW Yardley and GA Gonchar

344 pages, 65 line illus, 10 halftone illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32135 | ISBN: 0412563207
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Presents results of studies carried out at the Institute of Experimental Mineralogy, Russia, which has developed experimental techniques to study deep fluids and mineral solubilities.

Will be of great interest to all geoscientists interested in hydrothermal processes and experimental geochemistry ... Its publication is a welcome step forward in the process of forging links between the two populations of scientists working in the old Soviet Union and the West, and publicizing the excellent contributions to geochemistry made by the Chernogolovka community - Geological Magazine; ...a treasure house of data and methods on hydrothermal systems. - Geoscientist.; ...a valuable and comprehensive review of the detailed experimental work on crustal fluids and their interaction with rocks and minerals undertaken over the past decade in the former Soviet Union...the editors have ensured that the English is clear and that the figures are of high quality...Such a wealth of new experimental data is extremely useful and will expand significantly the database available in the west... - The Times Educational Suppliement


The fluid phase in the earth's crust: a Russian perspective. Experimental apparatus and techniques for the investigation of systems with volatiles. Solubility and complex formation in model ore fluids. Experimental studies of the solubility of ore elements in chloride, bisulphid and carbonate solutions. Solubility of quartz, corundum and wolfram in acid HF solutions at 1kb. Activity-composition relationships in chloride solutions at elevated pressures and temperatures. Fluid phase equilibria in H2O-CO2-salt fluids. Diffusion of electrolytes in hydrothermal systems: free solution and porous media. Thermal decompaction of rocks. The gaseous filtration effect and the distinguishing features of two-phase flow through porous media. Fracture permeability of rocks at elevated temperatures and pressures.

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