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Open-File Report 2011–1283

Deposit Model for Closed-Basin Potash-Bearing Brines

By Greta J. Orris

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Closed-basin potash-bearing brines are one of the types of potash deposits that are a source of potash production within the United States, as well as other countries. Though these deposits are of highly variable size, they are important sources of potash on a regional basis. In addition, these deposits have a high potential of co- and by-product production of one or more commodities such as lithium, boron, magnesium, and others.

First posted November 7, 2011

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Suggested citation:

Orris, G.J., 2011, Deposit model for closed-basin potash-bearing brines: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1283, 11 p.



Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Model Description

Geology

Exploration Guides

Conclusion

References Cited


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