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Table 4 Main constituents [mg/L] of the geothermal springs in the Villarrica area and of fluids derived from laboratory experiments

From: Assessment of performance and parameter sensitivity of multicomponent geothermometry applied to a medium enthalpy geothermal system

  Sample pH Li Na K Ca Mg SiO2 Al Cl SO4 Alkalinity
Geothermal fluids Carranco (Car) 8.9 0.16 180 2.54 4.42 0.02 84.0 0.09 34.1 59.1 40.0
  Chihuio (Chi) 8.9 0.05 109 4.17 13.0 0.03 102 0.04 13.9 189.9 72.3
  Liquine (Liq) 9.1 0.07 68.9 2.32 4.40 0.04 107 0.14 17.4 80.3 55.9
  Liucura (Liu) 7.9 0.02 65.6 3.47 11.0 1.57 51.0 0.05 35.3 76.3 58.0
  Los Pozones (Poz) 9.1 0.10 71.7 1.57 11.6 0.14 50.4 0.04 46.2 79.1 31.8
  Menetue (Men) 9.3 0.15 73.6 1.27 6.74 0.39 82.1 0.05 46.2 65.9 51.3
  Palguin (Pal) 8.7 0.10 67.2 1.82 5.61 0.48 67.9 0.07 21.1 79.4 45.4
  Panqui (Pan) 8.0 0.12 63.9 2.20 42.9 0.40 46.1 0.02 25.5 163.9 22.9
  Rincon (Pan) 7.6 0.09 68.1 4.57 12.0 1.91 83.9 0.09 20.9 114.5 67.1
  Rinconada (RinCo) 6.1 0.13 113 16.5 27.0 22.9 118 0.04 40.6 151.1 294.1
  San Luis (SL) 9.1 0.04 50.4 1.05 6.64 0.42 59.4 0.03 7.86 18.3 36.3
  Trancura (Tra) 9.0 0.04 50.4 1.12 7.86 0.42 57.1 0.12 8.08 1.5 33.0
Experimental fluids AND_4 8.2 0.01 67.8 17.5 14.2 0.15 73.0 0.37 33.2 21.5 99.7
  AND_6 8.4 0.01 71.2 16.8 14.3 0.12 70.8 0.36 34.4 21.4 97.9
  AND_20 8.5 0.01 87.3 18.8 11.2 0.08 82.9 0.35 42.9 10.3 75.5
  AND_30 8.5 0.01 90.7 13.8 9.35 0.06 72.4 0.47 40.6 8.8 95.2
  AND_60 8.3 0.01 99.1 16.2 10.2 0.14 109 0.37 46.8 9.9 110
  AND_90 8.3 0.02 111 13.8 14.4 0.19 113 0.21 55.5 14.0 117
  AND_120 8.3 0.01 108 7.05 10.5 0.08 109 0.21 41.1 14.6 101
  AND_180 8.4 0.01 118 5.96 9.94 0.09 106 0.14 43.4 15.6 104
  TON_1 7.2 0.12 98.8 63.7 115 2.54 78.5 0.06 15.3 396 73.3
  TON_2 7.0 0.11 88.8 67.2 76.5 0.85 124 0.21 13.5 325 58.3
  TON_4 7.0 0.11 94.6 65.4 78.7 0.52 141 0.16 12.0 325 60.7
  TON_6 7.1 0.11 96.0 63.1 75.8 0.50 145 0.14 12.8 321 64.5
  TON_10 7.1 0.11 97.7 59.9 43.2 0.34 147 0.14 22.1 262 59.4
  TON_20 7.0 0.12 94.2 43.6 65.0 0.36 152 0.15 13.0 228 68.1
  TON_30 7.2 0.11 102 39.6 26.6 0.23 136 0.17 13.8 147 78.1
  TON_45 7.1 0.14 99.0 35.0 52.6 0.44 126 0.17 18.2 317 74.3
  TON_60 7.2 0.14 105 31.3 33.1 0.37 147 0.14 15.8 179 80.7
  TON_90 7.2 0.14 101 27.2 36.1 0.48 146 0.12 15.5 155 85.9
  TON_120 6.7 0.18 127 30.5 50.8 0.52 157 0.07 14.9 235 68.6
  TON_180 6.8 0.19 139 35.9 50.5 0.99 152 0.06 16.7 308 103