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Title: Development and application of a mass spectrometric system to study volatile components of fluid inclusions

A quadrupole mass spectrometric system coupled with mechanical decrepitation was constructed and calibrated to study fluid inclusions from an active geothermal system. Fluid inclusions in Salton Sea Scientific Drilling Project well cores and ejects from flow tests were analyzed. Ion currents from selected mass/charge ratio numbers were measured for gases from ruptured inclusions in epidote, calcite, and hematite vein minerals from different depths. Water, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide, and C1-C4+ hydrocarbons and free nitrogen were analyzed.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of California, Riverside, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
10152018
Report Number(s):
DOE/ER/14088--T2
ON: DE92015056
DOE Contract Number:
FG03-89ER14088
Resource Type:
Thesis/Dissertation
Resource Relation:
Other Information: TH: Thesis (M.S.); PBD: Jun 1992
Research Org:
California Univ., Riverside, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 58 GEOSCIENCES; DISSOLVED GASES; MASS SPECTROSCOPY; INCLUSIONS; ROCK-FLUID INTERACTIONS; SALTON SEA GEOTHERMAL FIELD; EPIDOTES; CALCITE; HEMATITE; CARBON DIOXIDE; HYDROGEN SULFIDES; SULFUR DIOXIDE; HYDROCARBONS; NITROGEN; GEOTHERMAL FLUIDS 540320; 400102; 580000; CHEMICALS MONITORING AND TRANSPORT; CHEMICAL AND SPECTRAL PROCEDURES; GEOSCIENCES