Development of a new method of extraction of interstitial water from low-porosity consolidated sediments recovered during super-deep drilling projects

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doi: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2015.00366.x
Author(s): Toki, Tomohiro; Masuda, Harue; Rashid, Harunur; Hammerschmidt, Sebastian; Shinjo, Ryuichi
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of the Ryukyus, Department of Chemistry, Biology and Marine Science, Nishihara, Japan
Other:
Osaka City University, Japan
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
University of Bremen, Germany
Volume Title: Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research
Source: Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 40(2), p.291-300. Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the International Association of Geoanalysts, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France. ISSN: 1639-4488
Note: In English with French summary. 28 refs.; illus., incl. 1 table
Summary: During the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 338, several methods were tested for the extraction of interstitial water in consolidated, low-porosity deep-sea sediments from Site C0002 in the Kumano Basin. On the basis of those tests, we propose a modified ground rock interstitial normative determination (GRIND) method of extraction of interstitial water. In separate runs of the new method, sediment samples were ground in a ball mill with either ultrapure water or a solution of HNO3. The interstitial water was then extracted with a conventional squeezer. Sufficient solution was extracted by this method to analyse most major and a few minor components of interstitial water that were comparable to those previously reported for samples extracted by the conventional squeezing method. The new method requires much smaller amounts of sediment than that of the conventional method and will be useful for analysis of samples recovered during super-deep drilling programmes. Abstract Copyright (2015), International Association of Geoanalysts.
Year of Publication: 2016
Research Program: IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 02 Geochemistry; 07 Marine Geology and Oceanography; Anions; B-11/B-10; Boron; Cations; Chemical analysis; Deep drilling; Dehydration; Drilling; Expedition 338; IODP Site C0002; Inductively coupled plasma methods; Instruments; Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Isotopes; Kumano Basin; Minor-element analyses; NanTroSEIZE; North Pacific; Northwest Pacific; Nutrients; Pacific Ocean; Pore water; Reagents; Sample preparation; Sediments; Spectroscopy; Stable isotopes; Techniques; Trace-element analyses; West Pacific
Coordinates: N331800 N331801 E1363801 E1363800
Record ID: 2016106473
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