Pushkina, Zinaida V; Stepanets, M I; Yashkichev, V I (1979): Chemical composition of interstitial waters from sediments of brine-bearing deeps of the Red Sea. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.775800, Supplement to: Pushkina, ZV et al. (1979): Basic chemical composition of interstitial waters from sediments of brine-bearing deeps of the Red Sea. Litologiya i Poleznyye Iskopaemyye (Lithology and Mineral Resources), 14(4), 105-116
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Data on concentrations of the major ions (Cl, SO4, Alk, Na, K, Ca, Mg, NH4) in interstitial waters from sediments of three brine-bearing deeps of the Red Sea rift zone are reported. Interstitial waters of the Atlantis-II Deep have the highest salinity (310.1 g/l), of the Discovery Deep - slightly lower (298.8 g/l), and of the Suakin Deep - the lowest (159.9 g/l). Interstitial waters of all three deeps are characterized by low, compared with sea water, absolute and relative concentrations of Mg and SO4 ions and have extremely low alkaline reserve (0.15-0.64 meq/l). Concentrations of K, Ca and especially Na and Cl ions, as compared with sea water, are highly increased. Interstitial waters from the deeps in study have high, compared with sea water, concentrations of NH4 (12-62 mg/l).
Median Latitude: 20.750667 * Median Longitude: 38.285667 * South-bound Latitude: 19.582000 * West-bound Longitude: 38.052000 * North-bound Latitude: 21.380000 * East-bound Longitude: 38.717000
AK22-1905/4 * Latitude: 21.380000 * Longitude: 38.088000 * Elevation: -2071.0 m * Location: Red Sea * Campaign: AKU22 * Basis: Akademik Kurchatov * Device: Multiple investigations (MULT)
AK22-1986 * Latitude: 19.582000 * Longitude: 38.717000 * Location: Red Sea * Campaign: AKU22 * Basis: Akademik Kurchatov * Device: Gravity corer (GC)