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Extreme alteration by hyperacidic brines at Kawah ben volcano, East Java, Indonesia I Textural and mineralogical imprint

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Kawah Ijen volcano, located on the eastern tip of Java and renowned for its large hyperacidic crater lake, poses significant volcanic and environmental hazards to its immediate surroundings. Crater lake brines seep through the flanks of the volcano to form the Banyu Pahit river, which is used in irrigation downstream, resulting in extensive pollution, sharply reduced crop yields and health problems. The impact on the environment comes mainly from the high element load, which is derived from l...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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JOURNAL OF VOLCANOLOGY AND GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH More from this journal
Volume:
198
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
253-263
Publication date:
2010-12-01
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ISSN:
0377-0273
Language:
English
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pubs:184899
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uuid:ca09fcc9-9123-4a74-9a63-0f2bd2a75145
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pubs:184899
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184899
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2012-12-19

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