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Occurrence of strontium in natural water

January 1, 1960

The regions where the stable strontium content of surface waters is relatively low (less than 0.50 ppm) include the Pacific Northwest, Northeastern United States, and the Central Lowlands, Particularly the Lower Mississippi basin and the Western Gulf Coast area. Moderate concentrations of strontium (0.50 to 1.5 ppm) are found in streams of Southeastern United States, most of the Great Plains Region, the Western Mountain and Plateau Regions, and California. Relatively high concentrations of strontium occur in the surface waters of an area that includes Northern and Western Texas and Southern New Mexico and Arizona. Exceptions to the above distribution are due to local geologic conditions.

Publication Year 1960
Title Occurrence of strontium in natural water
DOI 10.3133/cir420
Authors M. W. Skougstad, C. Albert Horr
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Circular
Series Number 420
Index ID cir420
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Utah Water Science Center