ScienceDirect The influence of hydrothermal activity on the Li isotopic signature of rivers draining volcanic areas - INSU - Institut national des sciences de l'Univers Access content directly
Journal Articles Procedia Earth and Planetary Science Year : 2014

ScienceDirect The influence of hydrothermal activity on the Li isotopic signature of rivers draining volcanic areas

Abstract

We explore the geochemistry and the isotopic composition of lithium (δ 7 Li) of rivers draining volcanic islands (Guadeloupe, Iceland, Java, Martinique and Sao Miguel) with a specific focus on continental hydrothermal activity. Our preliminary results reveal a global-scale trend between δ 7 Li and the elemental ratio Li/Na in rivers draining volcanic islands. We suggest that this trend results from a mixture between waters with low δ 7 Li and high Li/Na, inherited from high-temperature water rock interactions, and waters with low Li/Na and high δ 7 Li, in which Li is controlled by the neoformation of clays during low-temperature chemical weathering in basaltic soils. This latter process can be described by a simple isotope fractionation model, consistent with reported values for isotopic fractionation factors between secondary weathering products and water. These data highlight the important potential role of continental high-temperature weathering processes on the oceanic budget of lithium.
Fichier principal
Vignette du fichier
procedia-earth-henchiri-2014-10-223.pdf (761.91 Ko) Télécharger le fichier
Origin : Publisher files allowed on an open archive
Loading...

Dates and versions

insu-01516076 , version 1 (28-04-2017)

Identifiers

Cite

S. Henchiri, C. Clergue, M. Dellinger, J. Gaillardet, P. Louvat, et al.. ScienceDirect The influence of hydrothermal activity on the Li isotopic signature of rivers draining volcanic areas. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 2014, 10, pp.223-230. ⟨10.1016/j.proeps.2014.08.026⟩. ⟨insu-01516076⟩
123 View
131 Download

Altmetric

Share

Gmail Facebook X LinkedIn More