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Water-Rock Interaction XIII

ISBN 9780415604260
Published July 25, 2010 by CRC Press
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In the late 18th century, Neptunists and Plutonists had controversial opinions about the formation of the Earth and its lithological units. The former believed that rocks formed from the crystallization of minerals in the early Earth’s oceans, the latter believed that rocks were formed in fire. Both theories ignored the importance of continuous water-rock interaction processes at Earth´s surface and underground, which can enhance and define the type of volcanic activity, can cause the formation of secondary hydrothermal minerals and respective ore deposits, or simply alter the natural landscape by weathering. Although not visible at first glance, water-rock interaction plays a significant role in the daily life of humans. Many primary necessities of modern society, such as the availability of high-quality drinking water, the supply of fossil fuel and renewable energy types, the abundance of precious minerals, the remediation of contaminated natural sites, and the reconnaissance of geological hazards require a profound understanding of physicochemical processes interacting between liquid, solid and gas phases.

Since 1974, when the first Water-Rock Interaction Symposia (WRI-1) was held in Prague (Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic), the Working Group on Water-Rock Interaction of the International Association of GeoChemistry (IAGC) has organized an international meeting every three years to present and discuss the most recent results in geochemical technologies. In 2010, WRI-13 attracted about 300 geoscientists affiliated with universities, research institutions, regulatory agencies and from private industry, from 35 countries to Guanajuato, Mexico.

The 231 papers published in this volume describe novel advances in research related to interactive processes between the hydrosphere and the lithosphere. Innovative field-based studies, theoretical approaches and small-scale lab experiments are applied to reconstruct and combine pieces of the complex hydrological puzzle, and to confront society´s impact on the environment. The papers reveal details on high-temperature reactions during the formation of hydrothermal ore deposits and geothermal reservoirs, practical case studies on groundwater quality and karst systems, environmental issues by mine tailings, novel technologies for the attenuation and remediation of contaminated sites, water/mineral interfacial processes on a micro- to macroscopic scale, the kinetics of weathering during low temperature conditions, examples for the advanced modeling of flow and transport processes as well as for CO2 reservoir injection, biochemical factors in surface and underground media, and the application of novel isotope techniques in rock/water/gas systems. Special emphasis in many papers is given on environmental concerns in abandoned mining districts, the occurrence and hazards of non-metals (especially arsenic) in exploited groundwater systems, and an increasing interest in mitigating CO2 emission by its injection into underground reservoirs.

The papers in this volume are of wide-ranging interest to professionals and students in Earth sciences, including geochemistry, hydrochemistry, hydrology, geology, mineralogy, volcanology and environmental sciences, but also to decision-makers and engineers involved in the management of energy and natural resources, as well as professionals concerned about environmental issues.

Table of Contents



Plenary lectures

The San Juan del Grijalva landslide, J. Aparicio
Drainage water—mine tailings interaction: Environmental risk and origin of secondary metal deposit, S.B. Bortnikova, Yu.A. Manstein, O.L. Gaskova, E.P. Bessonova & N.I. Ermolaeva
Using CFCs and SF6 for groundwater dating: A SWOT analysis, W.G. Darling, D.C. Gooddy, B.L. Morris & A.M. MacDonald
The unsaturated zone as an observatory for the African Sahel, W.M. Edmunds & C.B. Gaye
Chemical weathering of silicate minerals: Linking laboratory and natural alteration, R. Hellmann, R. Wirth & J.-P. Barnes
Integrated CO2 sequestration and geothermal development: Saline aquifers in Beitang depression, Tianjin, North China Basin,
Z. Pang, F. Yang, Y. Li & Z. Duan
Ascent and cooling of magmatic fluids: Precipitation of vein and alteration minerals, M. Reed & J. Palandri
FTIR/ATR characterization of TiO2/aqueous carboxylate solution interfaces undergoing chemical changes, F. Roncaroli, P.Z. Araujo, P.J. Morando, A.E. Regazzoni & M.A. Blesa

Hitoshi Sakai memorial session: Measurements and applications of stable and radiogenic isotopes and other tracers

Evolution of groundwater in volcanic aquifer of Axum, Ethiopia: Isotopic and hydrochemical evidence, T. Alemayehu, M. Dietzel & A. Leis
CFC and SF6 concentrations in shallow groundwater: Implications for groundwater age determination, L. Aquilina, V. De Montety, T. Labasque, J. Molénat, L. Ruiz, V. Ayraud-Vergnaud & E. Fourré
An attempt to date saline groundwater in the multi aquifers system of the Dead Sea area, using carbon isotopes, N. Avrahamov, O. Sivan, Y. Yechieli & B. Lazar
Isotopic exchange between thermal fluids and carbonates at offshore Campeche oil fields, Gulf of Mexico, P. Birkle, M.A. Lozada Aguilar, E. Soriano Mercado & J.J. Torres Villaseñor
Interpreting Ca and Fe stable isotope signals in carbonates: A new perspective, T.D. Bullen & R. Amundson
Environmental isotopes as indicators of aquitard effectiveness, Murray Basin, Australia, I. Cartwright, T. Weaver, D. Cendon & I. Swane
Tracing the inorganic carbon system in the groundwater from the lower Jordan Valley basin (Jericho/Palestine), S.K. Khayat, S. Geyer & A.M. Marei
The application of radium isotopes in the evaluation of saline water circulation in the Dead Sea aquifer, Y. Kiro, A. Starinsky, Y. Yechieli, C.I. Voss & Y. Weinstein
Evaluation of seawater intrusion using Sr isotopes: An example from Ensenada, B.C., México, K.M. Lara & B. Weber
Geochemistry of groundwater and its flow system in the Osaka Basin, Japan, H. Masuda, K. Makino, K. Matsui, T. Okabayashi, H. Yoshioka, Y. Kajikawa & U. Tsunogai
Stable carbon isotope ratios of natural gas seepage along normal faults in the southern Tokyo bay area (Mobara), Japan, E. Nakata, H. Suenaga, S. Tanaka & K. Nakagawa
Interplay of bedrock and atmospheric sulfur sources for catchment runoff and biota, M. Novak, I. Jackova & E. Prechova
Groundwater geochemistry of a lacustrine zone in the Mexicali Valley, Northwest Mexico, E. Portugal, A.F. Hernández & J. Álvarez Rosales
Dissolved inorganic carbon isotopes in natural waters in Iceland, Á.E. Sveinbjörnsdóttir, S. Arnórsson, J. Heinemeier, H. Ármannsson & H. Kristmannsdóttir
Occurrence of geopressured fluids with high D and low Cl in northwestern Hokkaido, Japan, A. Ueda, K. Nagao, T. Shibata & T. Suzuki
Boron isotopes as a proxy for carbonate dissolution in groundwater—radiocarbon correction models, A. Vengosh
Sr isotopes, hydrogeologic setting, and water-rock interaction in the Mt. Simon sandstone (Minnesota, USA), D.S. Vinson, J.R. Lundy, G.S. Dwyer & A. Vengosh
D and 18O and chloride as indicators of groundwater recharge and discharge in Datong Basin, Northern China, X. Xie, Y. Wang, C. Su & M. Li
Isotopic composition of some thermal springs in the South Rifian Rides, Morocco, A. Zian, L. Benaabidate & O. Sadki

Water-rock interactions in geothermal systems

Geochemical processes camouflaging original signatures in the thermal waters of south-central Chile, M.A. Alam, P. Sánchez & M.A. Parada
Implications of rock composition and PT conditions in deep geothermal reservoirs for chemical processes during fluid circulation, P. Alt-Epping, L.W. Diamond & H.N. Waber
Geochemical patterns of scale deposition in saline high temperature geothermal systems, H. Ármannsson & V. Hardardóttir
Geochemical data analysis (2009) of Los Azufres geothermal fluids (Mexico), R.M. Barragán, V.M. Arellano, A. Aragón, J.I. Martínez, A. Mendoza & L. Reyes
Determination of flowing pressure gradients in producing geothermal wells by using artificial neural networksm, A. Bassam, A. Álvarez del Castillo, O. García-Valladares & E. Santoyo
Geochemistry of boron in fluids of Los Humeros and Los Azufres hydrothermal systems, Mexico, R.A. Bernard-Romero, Y.A. Taran & M. Pennisi
Geochemistry and origin model for thermal springs from Kamchatka and Kuril Islands, E.P. Bessonova & S.B. Bortnikova
Geochemistry of the thermal waters of the Far East Russia and Siberia, O.V. Chudaev, V.A. Chudaeva, I.V. Bragin, E.V. Elovskii, V.V. Kulakov & A.M. Plysnin
Geochemical characterization of thermal waters in the Borateras geothermal zone, Peru, V. Cruz, V. Vargas & K. Matsuda
Laboratory work on the response of reservoir rocks from the Los Humeros geothermal field, Puebla, Mexico, with acid solutions, G. Izquierdo, M. Flores & M. Ramírez
Assessment of two low-temperature geothermal resources in North Portugal, J.M. Marques, H.G.M. Eggenkamp, P.M. Carreira, J. Espinha Marques, H.I. Chaminé & J. Teixeira
Hydrochemical and isotopic interpretation of thermal waters from the Felgueira area (Central Portugal), M. Morais
Geochemical evidence for two hydrothermal aquifers at El Chichón, L. Peiffer, Y. Taran, E. Lounejeva, G. Solis-Pichardo & D. Rouwet
Pliocene to present day evolution of the Larderello-Travale geothermal system, Italy, M. Puxeddu & A. Dini
Evaluation of Tuwa geothermal system through water-rock interaction experiment, H.K. Singh & D. Chandrasekharam
The origin of hot springs at Hengjing, south Jiangxi, China, W.-J. Sun, D.-L. Dong & J. Jiao
Dissolved arsenic in shallow hydrothermal vents, R.E. Villanueva-Estrada, R.M. Prol-Ledesma & C. Canet

Water in petrogenetical, magmatic and ore forming processes

Carbon isotope composition of CO2 at Cascade Arc volcanoes,  
W.C. Evans, R.H. Mariner, D. Bergfeld, K.M. Revesz & J.P. McGeehin
Porosity, density and chemical composition relationships in altered Icelandic hyaloclastites, H. Franzson, G.H. Guðfinnsson, H.M. Helgadóttir & J. Frolova
Aqueous phase composition of the early Earth, E.M. Galimov, B.N. Ryzhenko & E.V. Cherkasova
Geochemistry and classification of cold groundwater in Iceland, H. Kristmannsdóttir, S. Arnórsson, Á.E. Sveinbjörnsdóttir & H. Ármannsson
Fluid mixing and boiling during latest stage orogenic gold mineralization at Brusson, NW Italian Alps, G. Lambrecht & L.W. Diamond
A new genetical copper deposit model from the East Pontic metallotect, NE Turkey: The Murgul type, N. Özgür
Mineralogy and genesis of the Rayas ore shoot, and its geological relation with other ore bodies, Veta Madre, Guanajuato, Mexico, F.J. Orozco-Villaseñor
Alkali elements as geothermometers for ridge flanks and subduction zones, W. Wei, M. Kastner, R. Rosenbauer, L.H. Chan & Y. Weinstein
Water in the Earth´s interior: A planetary water-rock problem, A.E. Woermann, B.G. Eriksson, C.S.K. Saxena & D.G.C. Ulmer
Characteristics of chloritization in granite-type uranium deposits in southern China, Z.S. Zhang, Z.P. Jiang, G.L. Guo, Y. Zhao & R.M. Hua
Global geological water exchange and evolution of the Earth, V.P. Zverev

Water-rock interactions in watersheds

Assessing surface water—groundwater connectivity using hydraulic and hydrochemical approaches in fractured rock catchments, South Australia, E.W. Banks, A.J. Love, C.T. Simmons & P. Shand
Depth profiles in a tropical, volcanic critical zone observatory: Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, H.L. Buss, A.F. White, C. Dessert, J. Gaillardet, A.E. Blum & P.B. Sak
Water-rock interactions during recharge of effluents into a calcareous sandstone aquifer, O. Goren, B. Lazar, A. Burg & I. Gavrieli
Geochemistry of rivers in Panama, R.S. Harmon, W.B. Lyons, S.T. Goldsmith, A. Carey, S. Welch, K. Welch, I. Forizs, D. Long & H. Mitasova
Streamwater chemistry in three contrasting monolithologic watersheds, P. Krám & J. Hruška
Fate of thermal solutes for Gibbon and Firehole Rivers, Yellowstone National Park, USA, D.K. Nordstrom, R.B. McCleskey, D.D. Susong, R.L. Runkel & J.W. Ball (Emeritus)
Assessment of Sebou watershed water quality downstream the cities of Fez and Meknes, Morocco, N. Saddiki, L. Benaabidate, T. Bahaj & M. El Wartiti
Hydrogeochemical development of the San Miguel watershed, Baja California, Mexico, M. Tostado & T. Kretzschmar
Weathering rates in headwater catchments of central Colorado, USA, R.B. Wanty, P.L. Verplanck, C. Bern, C. SanJuan, E.H. deWitt, T.L. Klein, D. Fey, T.S. Schmidt & S.E. Church

Solute interactions during transport in vadose zone

Storage of soluble arsenic within the vadose zone of the Mojave Desert, USA, G.N. Breit, H.L. Goldstein, J.C. Yount & R.L. Reynolds
Distribution of nitrogen in the vadose zone under intermittent ventilation, J. Chen, F. Liu, Q.W. Zhang & P.B. Liu
Potential release of arsenic from sediments into the groundwater under the effect of pH, phosphate and bicarbonate, X.B. Gao, Y.X. Wang & Q.H. Hu
Influences of soil organic matter and mineral composition on the sorption of trichloroethylene in the vadose zone, J.T. He, J. Zhang, L. Han & Z.L. Shen
Transfer and transformation mechanism of fluoride in water-sediment environment of Yangshapao Reservoir, Western Jilin Province, China, X. Liang, C. Xiao, C. Du, X. Xu & R. Xiao
New experimental device to study transport in unsaturated porous media, C. Latrille & A. Cartalade
Mobilisation of metals and acidity during reflooding of a wetland containing acid sulfate soils, P. Shand, R.W. Fitzpatrick, M. Thomas, R.H. Merry, S. Grocke, B. Thomas, N. Creeper, B. Hollis, K. Marsland, M. Fogg, R. Turner & J. Goode
Arsenic speciation and mobility in shallow groundwater: An example from Hungary, T. Szocs, I. Horváth, A. Bartha, É. Bertalan, Gy. Tóth & M. Ballók
Mercury in soils along a N/S transect in Alaska, B. Wang, D. Eberl, L. Gough & D. Frohbieter
Natural attenuation of contaminants from river water in the subsurface of the piedmont plain of Taihang Mountains, Z. Wang, H. Chen, J. Shi, Z. Zhang, Y. Fei & Y. Li
Nitrogen and oxygen isotopic analyses of nitrate in groundwater and sediments using the denitrifier method, C.Y. Zhang, J.X. Zhang, L.N. Ma, S. Zhang, M.Y. Yin, Z.H. Li, Z. Ning & E.P. Bi

Water-rock interactions in karst and pore water chemistry in sedimentary rocks

Mixing processes and water-rock interaction in contrasting geologic environments of Mexico and Hungary, A. Cardona, I. Varsanyi, L.O. Kovacs, J.J. Carrillo-Rivera, F.J. Aparicio-Mijares, C. Gutiérrez-Ojeda, M. Martínez-Morales, L. González-Hita & I. Mata-Arellano
Hydrochemical characteristics of Ca-Na-Cl brines of the Sukhodol estuary (Primorye, Far East Russia), G.A. Chelnokov, N.A. Kharitonova, M.G. Blokhin & I.V. Bragin
Arsenic and uranium in the settling particulate matter and sediments of Alfonso Basin, La Paz Bay, K. Choumiline, A.P. Rodríguez-Castañeda, N. Silverberg, E. Shumilin, F. Aguirre-Bahena, D. Sapozhnikov & L. Pérez-Cruz
Discrimination of karst hydrogeology conditions using the trace element strontium, Z.Q. Kang, F.F. Yu, Y. Chang, Z.Y. Wang & Q.B. Huang
Hydrogeochemical conditions of sea and pore waters in the coastal economic zone of Mexico, I.A. Kostikova & V.P. Zverev
Noble gases in karstic and thermal waters of Strimon basin (Greece-Bulgaria), G. Magro, F. Gherardi & S. Bellani
Sr ions and isotopes in groundwater Campeche, Mexico: Insight into development of Edzna Valley, E.C. Perry, G. Velazquez-Oliman, N. Wagner, A. Paytan & J. Street
Comparison study on the differential corrosion of Paleozoic and Cenozoic carbonate rocks, Z. Shengzhang, Z. Guocheng, D. Zhenping, T. Jiansheng & C. Honghan
Hydrogeochemical features of Niangziguan karst water system in Shanxi, Q. Yu, Y.-X. Wang & X.-B. Gao

Water-rock interaction controlling groundwater quality

Salinity of water resources in the Siwa Oasis: Monitoring and diagnosis, A.A. Aly & L. Benaabidate
Uranium and arsenic in some aquifers from Mexico and Germany—a common geogenic development? A. Banning, T.R. Rüde, A. Cardona, A. Aguillón-Robles & L. Padilla-Sánchez
Water quality of the groundwater system in Isparta, SW Turkey, S. Demer, N. Özgür & Ü. Memiş
Identification of redox and buffering processes during injection of oxic water into a deep pyritic aquifer: Experiments and kinetic reaction model, C. Descourvieres, H. Prommer, N. Hartog & C. Oldham
Preliminary assessment of water quality in the Rio Mannu di Narcao basin (Sardinia, Italy), L. Fanfani, C. Dadea & R. Cidu
Geochemical and hydrological controls of As distribution in shallow groundwaters from the Hetao Basin, Inner Mongolia, China, H. Guo, Z. Shen, B. Zhang, Y. Li, G. Wang, Z. Berner, X. Tang & S. Norra
Sensitivity of model of ferrous iron oxidation by dissolved oxygen in the groundwater system, E. Kazak, S. Pozdniakov & A. Kazak
Hydrochemical implications of an overexploited aquifer in a semi-arid environment of Northern Mexico, T. Kretzschmar
Colloid-facilitated transport of ammonia-nitrogen in water-bearing media, H.-M. Li, X.-M. Xu, N. Zhang & B. Wang
Multivariate statistical analysis of coal mine groundwater chemistry characteristics: A case study of Guqiao Coal Mine, Huainan, China, L. Ma, X.P. Zhou, X.C. Cao, M.L. Lin & D.D. Yang
Factor analysis to explain As mobilization: A case study for an area in West Bengal, India, S. Majumder, D. Chatterjee, A. Biswas, Z. Berner & H. Neidhardt
Geochemical and isotopic characteristics of waters of sulphide springs Pre-Ural Foredeep (Russia), T.P. Mityusheva
Long term chemical behavior of groundwater in granite with low permeability, T. Paces, F. Buzek, V. Blaha & E. Pacesova
Vulnerability of over-exploited groundwater to fluoride contamination, H. Pauwels, Ph. Negrel, M. Bouzit, L. Aquilina, Th. Labasque, J. Perrin & S. Fatima
Distribution and evolution of high-fluoride shallow groundwater in Datong Basin, China, C. Su & Y. Wang
The hydrochemical characteristics of Poyang Lake, China, M.L. Wang, W.B. Zhou & C.H. Hu
Spatial-temporal distribution of nitrogen and phosphorous in Poyang Lake, China, W.B. Zhou, M.L. Wang & C.H. Hu
Environmental geochemistry

Preliminary results on water geochemistry from the Oulmès Plateau (Morocco), T. Bahaj, M. Wartiti, M. Zahraoui, F. Podda & R. Caboi
Geochemistry of arsenic in the deltaic environment: Shallow versus deeper aquifer levels, D. Chatterjee, A. Biswas, S. Majumder, Z. Berner & H. Neidhardt
The test method for semi-volatile organic compounds in groundwater and a case study, C. Chen, L. Chen, F. Liu, H.H. Chen, C. Chen, M.X. Huo & J.B. Ma
Geochemical behavior of rare earth elements in waters from the Pineta S. Vitale (Ravenna, Italy), R. Cidu, S. Da Pelo, R. Caboi, L. Vittori-Antisari & G. Vianello
Geochemistry of trace oxyanions in arsenic affected aquifer from Hangjinhouqi, Inner Mongolia, Y. Deng, Y. Wang & T. Ma
Hydrogeotoxicity by As in spring waters from the Sierra de Gredos—Duero Basin area (Spain), E. Giménez-Forcada, C. Guardiola-Albert & I. Iribarren-Campaña
Salinization stages in coastal plain of Osa-Albegna (Italy) using HFE-diagram, E. Giménez-Forcada
Historical deposition of metals in Mexican water bodies, A.M. Hansen & L.C. González-Márquez
Role of suspended soil in the photodegradation of atrazine, A. Hernández-Antonio & A.M. Hansen
Effects of hydrological changes on pollutant dispersion of Poyang Lake, C.H. Hu & W.B. Zhou
Content and distribution of REEs in high pCO2 spas from Sikhote-Alin ridge (Far East of Russia), N.A. Kharitonova, G.A. Chelnokov, E.A. Vakh & N.V. Zarubina
Fluoride in groundwater of Hebei Plain, Northern China: Mineral origin elucidated by isotopic and ion chemistry, X.Q. Li, A.G. Zhou, C.F. Liu, Y.Q. Gan, T.T. Yu &Y.D. Liu
Effect of salinity on phthalic acid esters adsorption kinetics, X.M. Luo, S.H. Zhao & M.Z. Li
Use of lead isotopes to identify pollution sources in Mexican mining sites, a case study, R. Pérez-Rodríguez R., M.C. Alfaro-De la Torre, J. Castro-Larragoitia, P. Schaaf & G. Solís-Pichardo
Gypsum precipitation dynamics in a large experiment, I.J. Reznik, J. Ganor, J. Lati, M. Aharoni, O. Cohen, M. Maymon & I. Gavrieli
The effect of pH on the formation of gypsum scale in the presence of phosphonate antiscalant, Y.O. Rosenberg, J. Ganor & S. Zmora-Nahum
Nitrate in drinking water in relation to the incidence and mortality of esophageal cancer, Linzhou-Anyang area, China, T.T. Yu, A.G. Zhou, X.Q. Li, H.S. Cai &Y.D. Liu

Water-rock interactions in mine tailings

Laboratory experiment on influence of mineralogical assemblage on drainage quality in mine tailing samples, C. Ardau, D.W. Blowes & C.J. Ptacek
Evaluation of the potential release of toxic metals and metalloids from tailings at an historical mining site of Mexico, M.A. Armienta, O. Cruz, N. Ceniceros, A. Aguayo, O. Toledo, G. Villaseñor & P. Girón
Simulation of metallurgy waste influence on groundwater composition, E.V. Cherkasova & B.N. Ryzhenko
Hydrochemical evolution of the Meirama pit lake (NW Spain) after two years of flooding, J. Delgado, R. Juncosa, A. Vázquez, S. Fernández, M.A. Arias, R. González & A. Fernández
Arsenic in groundwater at an abandoned mining area in Central Mexico, M.V. Esteller, E. Domínguez-Mariani, S.E. Garrido & M. Avilés
Short-term chemical variation in stream water impacted by past mining: Results from Baccu Locci (Sardinia, Italy), F. Frau & R. Cidu
Assessment of the distribution and leaching of arsenic in soils near tailing piles, M.E. García-Arreola, L.M. Flores-Vélez & S. Soriano-Pérez
Arsenic anomalies of an arid region determined from sediment geochemistry, M. Gutiérrez & Ma. T. Alarcón Herrera
Study on some influence factors of in-situ leaching of uranium mining in Shihongtan deposit, J. Liu, Y. Zhou, Y. Liu, Z. Sun, Z. Qin & X. Yongguo
The mineral modes of potentially toxic elements in the waste rocks of Veduginskoe gold deposits, N.A. Prisekina & S.B. Bortnikova
Pilot scale field experiments for treatment of sulfide-rich mining wastes using fly ash, D. Quispe, R. Pérez-López, C. Ayora & J.M. Nieto
Detrimental effects of mining on water quality in a small catchment of Guanajuato, México, Y.R. Ramos, D. Muñoz, I. Rodríguez, G. Jiménez, V. Ramírez, J.C. Martínez & E. Elorza
Mercury in sediments from a drainage catchment basin of the Au mining district of El Triunfo, B.C.S., Mexico, J.A. Romero-Guadarrama, A.J. Marmolejo-Rodríguez, M.A. Sánchez-Martínez, A. Sánchez-González & V.R. Magallanes-Ordóñez
Water-tailings interactions at Ruttan Cu-Zn Mine Manitoba, Canada, B.L. Sherriff, D.J. Etcheverry, N.V. Sidenko & J. Van Gulck
Mechanism of chemical plugging during the in-situ leach mining process in the Shihongtan uranium deposit, Xinjiang, China,
Z.X. Sun, J.H. Liu, W.J. Shi & X.R. Jiao
Water-rock interaction modeling for mine tailings in Kemerovo and Cheljabinsk regions, Russia, N.V. Yurkevich & O.P. Saeva
Chemical speciation of certain elements in coal mining drainage in the Neath Canal, South Wales, UK, G.D. Zheng, S.Y. Liang, Y. Takahashi, T.A. Mahdi & H.R. Thomas

Significance of water-rock interaction for reconnaissance and remediation of contaminated sites

Extraction of hazardous elements with water from contaminated rocks, V.A. Alekseyev, L.N. Kochnova & O.A. Tyutyunnik
Membrane autopsy, a tool for reverse osmosis desalination control, based on geochemical analysis, G. Fernández, J. Pérez, M.A. Gómez, G. Garralón, F. Plaza & A. Garralón
Removal of Arsenic(V) by electro-coagulation process, J.R. Hernández, J.L. Nava, G. Carreño & F. Martínez
Experimental study of nitrogen oxide removal from flue gas by using solid mineral adsorbents, J.M. Yang, Y.Y. Cheng, L. Hu & F. Gao
A new oxygen releasing material applied to permeable reactive barrier, F. Liu, L. Xie & H.H. Chen
Geochemical stabilization of contaminated Mediterranean dredged sediments, Y. Mamindy-Pajany, C. Hurel, N. Marmier & M. Roméo
Metal and sulfate mobilization and consecutive decontamination at a toxic waste landfill, P. Pacherova, V. Blaha, L. Erbanova, M. Novak, L. Rukavickova & T. Paces
Water—rock interaction and redox zones in aquifers at waste disposal sites, V.S. Putilina, I.V. Galitskaja, I.A. Pozdnyakova & T.I. Yuganova
The electrochemical remediation of acid drainage, O.P. Saeva, N.V. Yurkevich & V.G. Kabannik
Vertical flow soil filter systems for the remediation of groundwater contaminated with MTBE and benzene, M. van Afferden, P. Mosig & R.A. Müller
Chromium contamination in León valley, Guanajuato, México: A Cr stable isotope perspective, A. Villalobos-Aragón, A.S. Ellis, Ma.A. Armienta & O. Morton Bermea
Application of ground penetrating radar in contamination survey, Y. Jiang, Q. Zhou, X. Zhou, J. Jia & Y. Li

Characterization of mineral surfaces and water/mineral interfacial processes

Properties of H2O and CO2 fluids in contact with quartz under supercritical conditions revealed by IR spectroscopy, J. Abe, N. Tsuchiya, S. Furukawa & N. Hirano
Interactions between four polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and the birnessite surface, M. Carrillo-Cárdenas, M. Villalobos, R. Gibson & N.R. López-Santiago
A kinetic study on dolomite dissolution by microcalorimetry, J. Chen & Z. Bao
Estimation of water-rock interaction parameters for groundwater quality forecast: Experimental study, I.V. Galitskaya, G.I. Batrak & V.S. Putilina
Long-term behaviour of nuclear glass: Recent advances in France, S. Gin, P. Frugier, N. Godon, P. Jollivet & A. Verney-Carron
Effect of sodium and calcium on the sorption and desorption of atrazine in soils, L.C. González-Márquez & A.M. Hansen
Chemical factors driving streambed “armor” in Iron Spring Creek, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, N.W. Hinman & J.D. Esser
Observation of quartz fracturing under the hydrothermal condition using visible type autoclave, N. Hirano, K. Yamamoto, A. Okamoto & N. Tsuchiya
Serpentinization of sintered olivine during seawater percolation experiments, L. Luquot, M. Godard, P. Gouze, B. Gibert & M. Andreani
The role of water/rock interaction in water bursting from the bottom bed of a bauxite ore deposit, L. Manzhou, Y. Qiru & Y. Changsheng
Calcite dissolution in thin water film, M. Perne
Precipitation of silica minerals in hydrothermal flow-through experiments, H. Saishu, A. Okamoto & N. Tsuchiya
Geosphere environmental informatic universal system for evaluation of geological pollution on heavy metals, N. Tsuchiya, Y. Ogawa, R. Yamada, S. Yamasaki, C. Inoue, T. Komai, J. Hara, Y. Kawabe, T. Shiratori & S. Kano
Reactivity of FeIII oxyhydroxides with FeII in batch and dynamic flow systems, M. Usman, K. Hanna, M. Abdelmoula, C. Ruby & P. Faure
Adsorption versus precipitation: Behavior of As(V) in Goethite/Pb(II)/Carbonate systems, K. Vaca-Escobar & M. Villalobos
Cr(VI) reduction at the magnetite-zero-valent iron/water interface, M. Villacís-García & M. Villalobos
Ion adsorption at the goethite/water interface: A new face distribution-Site density model, M. Villalobos, A. Pérez-Gallegos & C. Salazar-Camacho
Effect of temperature on selenate adsorption by goethite, N.N. Vlasova & M. Kersten

Role of mineral surfaces in kinetics of weathering

Experiments on softening hard rock in mine by chemical method, B.-S. Nie, S.-R. Zhai, X.-C. Li, N. Ma & R.-M. Zhang
Arsenic mobilization in confined aquifers formed in glaciomarine deposits, R. Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, D. Kirste & D.M. Allen
Concrete/Clay reactivity in the Bure underground research laboratory, F. Claret, S. Gaboreau, C. Lerouge, E.C. Gaucher, Y. Linard, S. Dewonck, X. Bourbon, A. Mazurier, J.C. Parneix, D. Pret & D. Borschneck
The effect of silica coatings on the weathering rates of wollastonite (CaSiO3) and forsterite (Mg2SiO4): An apparent paradox? D. Daval, O. Sissmann, J. Corvisier, B. Garcia, I. Martinez, F. Guyot & R. Hellmann
Correlation between particle size and surface area for chlorite and K-feldspar, I.E. Dubois, S. Holgersson, S. Allard & M.E. Malmström
Major and trace elements including REE from synrift sediments in western Uganda, M. Hinderer, S. Roller, J. Hornung, F. Bauer & U.A. Glasmacher
The Upper Silesia Coal Basin and provenance implications of a monazite study from the crystalline rocks of the Bohemian Massif, M.A. Kusiak, A. Kędzior, M. Paszkowski, K. Suzuki & J. Lekki
Transformations of lead minerals in carbonate rich solutions and their implications on lead bioaccessible fractions in calcareous soils, R.H. Lara, R. Briones, M.G. Monroy & R. Cruz
Concrete/clay reactivity: Constraints given by C, O and Sr isotopes, C. Lerouge, S. Gaboreau, C. Claret, C. Crouzet, C. Flehoc, A. Gautier, C. Guerrot,
E.C. Gaucher, Y. Linard, S. Dewonck, X. Bourbon & P. Agrinier

Kinetics of acid buffering reactions in acrisols from southeast Mexico, L. Mora Palomino, C. Siebe & M. Kaupenjohann
Enargite oxidative dissolution: Preliminary data of flow-through experiments, E. Musu, S. Da Pelo & P. Lattanzi
Hydrogeochemical processes of dawsonite formation: Evidence for evolution of a water-rock system, S.L. Shvartsev
Manganese mobilization from quarries and tailings in four watersheds of the Molango Mining District, Mexico, C. Siebe, A. Herre, S. Cram, Y.R. Ramos-Arroyo & H. Riojas-Rodríguez
The weathering of granite: Results of 14 year-long column experiments, A.F. White, D.V. Vivit, M.S. Schulz & J. Fitzpatrick
Early stage phyllosilicate mineral weathering: Mineral structure versus surface nanocoating controls, P. Zuddas & K. Pachana

Advances in numerical modeling of water-rock interaction processes

Quantifying colloid mass redistribution in soils and other physical mass transfers, C.R. Bern & O.A. Chadwick
Groundwater quality evaluation using the support vector machine method, Western Jilin province, J. Bian, J. Tang & Z. Jiang
Non-Fickian and non-Darcian laws in the simulation of flow and solute transport, Z. Chen, L. Ma, F. Hua, Y.F. Zhang & L.Q. Sun
Unconditionally positive numerical methods for adsorption-desorption in porous media, B. Chen-Charpentier & H.V. Kojouharov
Hydraulic conductivity and state estimation for stochastic flow and transport models, G.S. Herrera & J. Briseño
Temporal evolution of groundwater chemistry in fractured bedrock at depth between 400 and 700 m: Results of M3 modelling, F.A. Mathurin, B.E. Kalinowski, M. Åström & M. Laaksoharju
Experimental changes in flow parameters and solute transport in agglomerated copper tailings after leaching, C. Ortiz, J.F. Muñoz, M.F. Hernández & C. Bonilla
Modeling of the formation of thermal waters enriched in nitrogen gas, S.Kh. Pavlov & K.V. Chudnenko
Remineralisation with CO2 of the water from a reverse osmosis plant. Geochemical modelling, J. Peña, A. Garralón, P. Gómez, M.J. Turrero, B. Buil, L. Sánchez, J.M. Durán, R. Domínguez, A. Escribano, G. Garralón & M.A. Gómez
A new computational algorithm for redox stability diagrams, E.C. Perez & R.J. Perez
SPCALC: A new multiphase geochemical speciation software, R.J. Perez & R.A. Heidemann
Statistical methodology to predict reaction time of water-rock experiments under quasi-steady state conditions, D. Pérez-Zárate, I.S. Torres-Alvarado, E. Santoyo & J. Martínez-Frías
Molecular dynamics simulations of rutile/aqueous solution interface, M. Předota, D.J. Wesolowski, M.L. Machesky & P.T. Cummings
Tetra-dimensional poroelasticity for non-isothermal rocks, M.C. Suárez A
Aqueous solubility of As2S3 and thermodynamic stability of thioarsenites, D. Vlassopoulos, B. Bessinger & P.A. O’Day
Modeling of groundwater-surface water system of central Jianghan Plain, China, Y. Zhou, Y. Wang, F. Zwahlen & J. Boillat

Role of water-rock-gas interaction in sequestration of CO2

Thermodynamic model of aqueous CO2–H2O–NaCl solutions from –22°C to 100°C and from 0.1 to 100 MPa 833, N.N. Akinfiev & L.W. Diamond
Carbon dioxide waters in Iceland: A natural analogue to CO2 sequestration in basaltic aquifers, S. Arnórsson, N. Hurtig, A.P. Gysi, D.K. Bird & P.A. O´Day
CO2 storage in a depleted gas reservoir in Italy: Modeling the diffusion of CO2-rich fluids within the wellbore cement of an abandoned well, S. Biagi & F. Gherardi
Staging of interaction in the “carbon-water-gas” system, K.V. Chudnenko & S.Kh. Pavlov
Modeling the reactive transport of CO2-enriched fluids in clayey caprock formations in the context of CO2 geological storage, A. Crédoz, O. Bildstein, L. Trotignon & M. Jullien
CO2 partial pressure in clayrocks: A general model, E.C. Gaucher, A. Lassin, C. Lerouge, Ch. Fléhoc, N.C.M. Marty, B. Henry, Ch. Tournassat, S. Altmann, A. Vinsot, S. Buschaert, J.-M. Matray, O.X. Leupin & M. de Craen
Modeling gas-water-rock interactions at Mt. Amiata geothermal field (Italy), F. Gherardi, K. Pruess & T. Xu
Clay particules decohesion during dissolved and gaseous CO2 injection through fractured claystone, P. Gouze, L. Luquot, M. Andreani, G. Pèpe, J. Dweik & P. Jouanna
Near surface and deep subsurface monitoring for successful geologic sequestration of CO2, Y.K. Kharaka, J.J. Thordsen, T.D. Bullen, D.R. Cole, T.J. Phelps, J.T. Birkholzer & S.D. Hovorka
Modeling CO2 sequestration mechanisms, and capacity of Carboniferous aquifer rocks of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland, Czech Republic), K. Labus
Modelling the geochemical response of CO2 injection into the Guantao Formation, North China Basin, Y. Li, Z. Pang, F. Yang & Z. Duan
Effective accounting for the atmospheric CO2 budget: Carbonate dissolution, global water cycle and the photosynthetic uptake of DIC 879, Z. Liu & W. Dreybrodt
Dawsonite as a mineralogical guide to understand geochemical processes associated with CO2 geological storage, Y. Okuyama, Y. Nakashima, M. Sasaki, N. Todaka & C. Akasaka
Role of dedolomitization in the detection of anthropogenic CO2 in freshwater aquifers, K.D. Romanak, R.C. Smyth, C. Yang, S.D. Hovorka & J. Lu
Estimating the reactive mineral surface area during CO2 rich fluid-rock interaction by an inverse modelling approach, A.R. Scislewski & P. Zuddas
Experimental reaction of carbonated water with tholeiitic basalt at low temperatures, S. Sigurbjörnsson, H. Kristmannsdóttir & Th.I. Sigfússon
Effect of seawater and its components on the dissolution of peridotite under CO2 pressure, D. Wolff-Boenisch, S.R. Gislason & S. Wenau
Potential impacts of CO2 leakage on the quality of fresh water aquifers, L. Zheng, N. Spycher, J. Apps & J. Birkholzer

Geological hazards related to water-rock interaction

Reconstructing the history of paleo-floods: A geochemical approach, Z.A. Berner, S. Bleeck-Schmidt, D. Stüben, T. Neumann, M. Fuchs & M. Lehmann
Hazardous gas blowouts from shallow wells in the Colli Albani volcanic complex (Rome, Italy), M.L. Carapezza, T. Ricci, F. Barberi, M. Ranaldi & L. Tarchini
Hydrothermal system in Geysers Valley (Kamchatka) and triggers of the Giant landslide, A.V. Kiryukhin, T.V. Rychkova, M.Y. Puzankov & L.P. Vergasova
Effects of water-saturation and water-loss processes on composition and structure variations of landslide, Three Gorges reservoir, China, H.M. Shan, H.C. Liang, S.X. Peng, A.A. Longe & A.G. Zhou
Stokes law considerations and paleobiology of an Ordovician marine mud slide, G.C. Ulmer, G. Myer & S. Peterson

Water-rock interactions in biogeochemical processes and genesis of petroleum

Hydrozincite seasonal precipitation at Naracauli (Sardinia, Italy): Hydrochemical factors and morphological features of the biomineralization process, G. De Giudici, D. Medas, F. Podda & R. Cidu
Hydrozincite precipitation at Naracauli (Sardinia, Italy): Hydrochemical factors and morphological features of biomineralization, V. de Montety, J.B. Martin, M.J. Kurz, M.J. Cohen & C. Foster
Clay-iron reducing bacteria interaction in deep geological environment: Experimental and modeling approach, L. Esnault, M. Libert, O. Bildstein, M. Jullien & C. Mustin
Origin of oil in the Mexican Gulf Coast Basin, M.A. Guzmán-Vega & S. Ortega-Lucach
Impact of microbiological processes on arsenic mobilization in groundwater of Datong Basin, Northern China, M. Li, X. Xie & Y. Wang
A zero-point system dynamics model of the fate of xenobiotics applied to ethylenethiourea in soil systems, A. Möller & A.M. Hansen
Chemical characteristics of swamp waters: A case study in the Tom River basin, Russia, O.S. Naymushina, S.L. Shvartsev, M.A. Zdvizhkov & A. El-Shinawi
In-situ heating infrared micro-spectroscopy for the detailed kinetic study of aliphatic hydrocarbon decrease of humic substances, R. Tonoue & S. Nakashima
Characterization of two water reservoirs that receive acid mine drainage in the Odiel Basin, South West of Spain, E. Torres, C. Ayora, C.R. Cánovas & A.M. Sarmiento
Occurrence regularities and influencing factors of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) in the Dengfeng coalfield, Henan province, China, J. Xiao, B. Zhu, Z.Y. Ma & C.M. Yang
An experimental study on biodegradation of nitrobenzene in groundwater and soil by indigenous microbes, F. Yang & X. Su
Denitrification coupled to pyrite oxidation in a sandy aquifer: Stable isotopic and microbiological evidence, Y.-C. Zhang, C.P. Slomp, P. van Cappellen, H.P. Broers, H.F. Passier, M.E. Böttcher, E.O. Omoregie, J.R. Lloyd & D.A. Polya
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