Strontium isotopes in carbonate deposits at Crater Flat, Nevada [electronic resource].
- Washington, D.C. : United States. Dept. of Energy, 1991.
Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
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- 6 pages : digital, PDF file
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- United States. Department of Energy
United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
- Strontium isotope studies of carbonates from soils, veins, eolian dust and Paleozoic basement samples near Crater Flat, southwest of Yucca Mountain, provide evidence for the origins of these materials. Vein and soil carbonates have nearly identical ranges of ⁸⁷Sr/⁸⁶Sr ratios at the lower end of the pedogenic range. The average ⁸⁷Sr/⁸⁶Sr of Paleozoic basement from Black Marble Hill is similar to the ⁸⁷Sr/⁸⁶Sr in the eolian dust, perhaps indicating a local source for this material. Possible spring deposits have generally higher ⁸⁷Sr/⁸⁶Sr than the other carbonates. These data are compared with similar data from areas east of Yucca Mountain. 7 refs., 5 figs.
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2. annual American Nuclear Society (ANS) international high level radioactive waste management conference, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 28 Apr - 3 May 1991.
Marshall, B.D.; Peterman, Z.E.; Stuckless, J.S.; Futa, K.
Geological Survey, Denver, CO (United States)
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