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New evidence on the origin of methane in hydrothermal gases

Authors
Journal
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
0016-7037
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
35
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0016-7037(71)90109-8
Disciplines
  • Chemistry

Abstract

Abstract A 250°K difference between calculated hydrogen isotope temperatures and calculated carbon isotope temperatures, the presence of other aliphatic hydrocarbons, and negative radioactive data are collectively interpreted to mean that chemical reaction between carbon dioxide and molecular hydrogen is probably not the primary source of methane in these features.

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