Evaporites

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Title: Evaporites
Author: Barker, Daniel S.
Department: Geological Sciences
Subject: Death Valley Panamint Mountains, California Bad Water, Death Valley Salt pan ("Devil's Golf Course"), Death Valley R. P. Sharp Salt saucers, Death Valley Bagno della Acqua, Island of Pantelleria Evaporite margins Mono Lake, California Katwe-Kikirongo volcanic field, Uganda Commercial salt evaporation pans, Great Salt Lake, Utah Red Algae Salt pan (sabkha), Great Salt Lake Salt Flat, Texas Dead Sea Har S'dom salt diaper Lake beds Gomorrah Formation Salt dripstone Upward vertical salt flow Steep isoclinal folds G. A. Thompson Anhydrite cap rock over salt, Har S'dom Dolomite Lot's Wife, a residual pillar of anhydrite cap rock Solution-collapse structures Gypsum quarry, Malone Mountains, Texas Varved anhydrite, Castile Formation Capitan reef, Texas Karoo limestone Hardap Dam, Namibia Lake Magadi, southern Kenya Halite-saturated brine Masai people NaCl SiO2 Chert Lake Magadi Magadi chert Closed desert basin Dissolved ions Evaporation Lion Salt damage Sea level Mine workings Rotated blocks Trona, Na3(CO3)(HCO3).2H2O Silica disolution Volcanic rocks Fractional crystallization Kenyaite, Na2Si22O41(OH)8.6H2O Magadiite, NaSi7O13(OH)3.4H2O Algal filaments Crystal casts of glauberite, Na2Ca(SO4)2
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/6704
Date: 2009-04

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