This book is a collection of papers presented in the 30th International Geological Congress, held in Beijing, on geochemistry. The papers deal with topics on fluid-rock interaction, geochemical kinetics, geochemical mapping, environmental geochemistry, and exploration geochemistry.
Table of Contents
Fluid-Rock Interaction 1. Hydrothermal stability of berthierine: Experimental and modeling studies Geochemical Kinetics 2. Kinetics of mineral dissolutions in open-flow systems and non-linear dynamic behaviors in the fluid/solid interface 3. Kinetic measurements of mineral dissolution by using FT-IR and UV spectrum, and XPS Crustal Abundance 4. Chemical composition of the continental crust in North China Platform Geochemical Mapping 5. Environmental monitoring and global change: The need for systematic geochemical baselines 6. Wide-spaced floodplain sediment sampling covering the whole of China: Pilot survey for International Geochemical Mapping 7. Geochemical mapping in Europe 8. Wide-spaced geochemical mapping for giant ore deposits in concealed terrains 9. New developments in regional stream sediment geochemical survey for platinum-group elements Environmental Geochemistry 10. Comparative risk assessment of lead exposure in Birmingham and Shanghai 11. Sulfur isotopic composition of two Asian great rivers and uplift of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau 12. Kinetics and thermodynamics of dissolved rare earth uptake by alluvial materials from the Nevada Test Site, Southern Nevada, U.S.A. 13. Evaluation of metal retention in a wetland receiving acid mine drainage 14. Interaction of Fe3+, Ca2+, and SO42+at the jarosite/alkaline coal fly ash interface Exploration Geochemistry 15. Tin-rare metal mineralization near Mersa Alam, Eastern Desert, Egypt 16. Gold and associated elements in the lateritic regolith at Jim's Find South, Tanami Desert, Northern Territory, Australia 17. The study of surfacial geochemical dispersion around a polymetallic mineralization and geochemical exploration in pennafrost and forest-swamp terrain, Da-Hinggan Mts., Northeastern China Isotope Geochemistry 18. Os, Sr and Nd isotope research on the Shizhuyuan polymetallic tungsten deposit, South Hunan, China