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Research Article

Fluid Chemistry of Mid-Ocean Ridge Hydrothermal Vents: A Comparison between Numerical Modeling and Vent Geochemical Data

Table 2

Compilation of major element compositions of fluids from selected basalt-hosted seafloor hydrothermal vents.

Tectonic setting location/ventDepth (m)max(°C)pH (25°C)Mga(mmol/kg)Cab(mmol/kg)Nab(mmol/kg)Kb(mmol/kg)Clb(mmol/kg)Reference

Mid-ocean ridges
Cayman Spreading Center
 Von Damm vent field22802156.014.715.055515.5643[1]
 Von Damm vent field22802156.231.413.451313.1592[1]
 Von Damm vent field23071386.227.312.953114.1610[1]
 Von Damm vent field23081386.126.313.153414.1599[1]
 Von Damm vent field23081386.229.513.253613.9603[1]
 Von Damm vent field23791086.222.713.451913.6601[1]
 Von Damm vent field23791087.040.611.648011.4574[1]
Central Indian Ridge
 23–25°S CIR, Kairei vent field24223153.49.328.649213.3571[2]
 23–25°S CIR, Kairei vent field24483493.55.830.251114.5595[2]
 23–25°S CIR, Kairei vent field24523653.41.131.352815.2620[2]
 23–25°S CIR, Edmond vent field32813823.01.758.169844.7929[2]
 23–25°S CIR, Edmond vent field33002733.019.164.971845.4926[2]
 23–25°S CIR, Edmond vent field33032933.113.264.173344.6933[2]
 23–25°S CIR, Edmond vent field32733703.13.063.472144.2927[2]
 Rodriguez Triple Junction, Kairei24503605.231.022.053111.7587[3]
 Rodriguez Triple Junction, Kairei24503603.82.529.756714.6634[3]
 Rodriguez Triple Junction, Kairei24503603.41.328.755014.1645[3]
East Pacific Rise
 9–10°N EPR, Q.125133712.86.90.8581.671[4]
 9–10°N EPR, G.125233262.110.51.51302.9150[4]
 9–10°N EPR, G.225503553.723.10.21341.9154[4]
 9–10°N EPR, B9.125213682.64.02.11373.7154[4]
 9–10°N EPR, P.125243692.69.11.21102.4135[4]
 9–10°N EPR, P.225503864.242.56.9166−0.9178[4]
 9–10°N EPR, V.12525785.544.14.92243.4262[4]
 9–10°N EPR, T.125291125.443.50.03139.5339[4]
 9–10°N EPR, Aa.125333902.87.92.0702.281[4]
 9–10°N EPR, Aa.225503962.58.61.5250.631[4]
 9–10°N EPR, Aa.325504032.518.41.1310.243[4]
 9–10°N EPR, L.125423883.134.22.2942.8114[4]
 9–10°N EPR, H.125573135.030.67.133315.0371[4]
 9–10°N EPR, B.125623293.23.717.135912.9416[4]
 9–10°N EPR, C.125723453.33.711.92879.5329[4]
 9–10°N EPR, R.125431233.030.051.467434.2826[4]
 9–10°N EPR, D.125742903.24.145.573341.8846[4]
 9–10°N EPR, D.225503083.12.141.867040.8801[4]
 9–10°N EPR, E.125652803.620.046.970741.3859[4]
 9–10°N EPR, E.225502743.19.241.870141.3841[4]
 9–10°N EPR, K.125772635.738.523.046527.8556[4]
 9–10°N EPR, F.125853882.85.51.3331.246[4]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28344043.21.017.52677.5317[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28344053.73.720.63039.1338[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28344013.12.118.42668.2339[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28344005.124.820.32448.2330[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28344033.23.116.32517.3304[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28344013.11.315.82426.9297[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28344054.010.021.32707.7330[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28343683.25.434.044913.4558[5]
 21°33.5–21°34S EPR, Brandon28343763.37.132.844113.8557[5]
 17–19°S EPR, Tanio2576507.649.010.34659.8546[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Nadir25743403.13.35.51466.9212[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Rehu-Marka25733207.446.310.54629.6544[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Rehu-Marka25733203.839.211.940910.5491[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Rehu-Marka25732607.547.610.646410.2539[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Rehu-Marka25732607.347.610.54449.9540[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Stockwork26302103.24.98.42556.4283[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Fromveur26213103.113.17.22204.7251[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Diffuse flow26471507.651.810.247910.2563[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Fromveur26203104.841.19.63928.5457[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Tchao26592107.848.311.347410.9573[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Akorta26693053.44.943.665919.4821[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Akorta26693003.36.643.165719.4830[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Rehu-Marka25733003.616.011.734512.0390[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Rehu-Marka25733057.249.611.248010.5538[6]
 17–19°S EPR, Kihi2575604.848.911.146810.5534[6]
Mid-Atlantic Ridge
 Lucky Strike, Statue of Liberty16302024.210.334.348324.4[7]
 Lucky Strike, Sintra16182124.911.437.346924.3[7]
 Lucky Strike, Eiffel Tower16873254.13.429.838620.7[7]
 Lucky Strike, Marker 417002974.13.930.038520.6[7]
 Lucky Strike, Marker 617033034.14.930.840620.4[7]
 Lucky Strike, Marker 717083024.02.229.838220.5[7]
 Lucky Strike, 2607 vent17063194.510.830.038220.7[7]
 Lucky Strike, Sintra16182224.34.442.140127.2[7]
 Lucky Strike, Eiffel Tower16873234.32.333.034622.2[7]
 Lucky Strike, Marker 417003183.91.933.433922.7[7]
 Lucky Strike, 2608 vent17193083.83.042.140627.4[7]
 Lucky Strike, Jason16443083.97.341.742027.6[7]
 Lucky Strike, Crystal17262814.22.235.347028.8[7]
Back-arc basins
East Scotia Ridge
 E2 dog’s head chimney26003233.02.129.942938.0542[8]
 E2 dog’s head chimney26003233.02.330.143138.0540[8]
 E2 dog’s head chimney26003513.11.030.042738.8528[8]
 E2 sepia chimney26003513.712.126.742931.8534[8]
 E2 sepia chimney26003513.12.330.642037.1535[8]
 E2 sepia chimney26003533.11.930.942137.1531[8]
 E2 sepia chimney26003533.12.031.042337.1528[8]
 E2 sepia chimney26003473.11.631.141837.0535[8]
 E2 sepia chimney26003473.11.630.941937.3532[8]
 E2 sepia flange26003132.94.028.241334.9521[8]
 E2 sepia flange26003132.94.228.141435.0516[8]
 E2 diffuse flow2600206.449.911.045811.0541[8]
 E2 diffuse flow2600206.450.111.045910.9540[8]
 E2 diffuse flow260047.652.610.246410.0542[8]
 E2 diffuse flow260047.652.710.246410.0531[8]
 E2 diffuse flow260086.851.710.446310.4535[8]
 E2 diffuse flow260086.951.810.546410.4540[8]
 E9 black and white chimney24003803.48.04.71524.7163[8]
 E9 black and white chimney24003803.50.65.5995.5106[8]
 E9 black and white chimney24003833.88.411.615611.6166[8]
 E9 black and white chimney24003833.42.46.11116.1124[8]
 E9 black and white chimney24003573.715.87.82057.8227[8]
 E9 black and white chimney24003573.814.47.81957.8214[8]
 E9 carwash diffuse flow2400116.052.09.94589.8539[8]
 E9 carwash diffuse flow2400116.051.59.84529.7530[8]
 E9 ivory tower chimney24003483.12.05.820114.7227[8]
 E9 ivory tower chimney24003483.23.26.120714.6240[8]
 E9 pagoda chimney24003513.40.86.419614.8227[8]
 E9 pagoda chimney24003513.42.36.420214.5234[8]
 E9 launch pad chimney24003513.24.56.118812.2211[8]
 E9 launch pad chimney24003513.612.96.723711.8264[8]
 E9 S field diffuse flow240057.352.810.04619.9535[8]
 E9 S field diffuse flow240057.452.710.04629.8529[8]
 E9 S field diffuse flow2400205.950.210.04519.9520[8]
 E9 S field diffuse flow2400206.050.510.14559.9527[8]
New Hebrides
 Nifonea vent field18622503.312.310.11413.1173[9]
 Nifonea vent field18621074.427.69.92675.8311[9]
 Nifonea vent field18623454.725.49.62575.8296[9]
 Nifonea vent field18623682.914.928.22556.3340[9]
 Nifonea vent field18623683.43.85.7531.163[9]
Western Manus Basin
 Vienna Woods24702824.83.476.652020.6694[10]
 Vienna Woods24702824.41.678.151021.0683[10]
 Vienna Woods24702824.91.477.350620.7677[10]
 Vienna Woods24702734.21.079.550921.0687[10]
 Vienna Woods24702854.71.169.550420.0663[10]
 Vienna Woods24702855.414.953.549417.2644[10]

aMg concentrations correspond to the minimum value obtained during sampling or “minimum Mg.” bCa, Na, K, and Cl concentrations correspond to the “end-member” value, extrapolated to Mg = 0 mmol/kg. Vent data: 1Hodgkinson et al. [50], 2Gallant and Von Damm [124], 3Gamo et al. [125], 4Von Damm [126], 5Von Damm et al. [19], 6Charlou et al. [127], 7Von Damm et al. [128], 8James et al. [20], 9Schmidt et al. [129], and 10Reeves et al. [130].

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