- The brines in PG ponds are extremely enriched in F, Na, Cl, Ni, Cd, Mn, Cu, Zn, and U.
- Brine composition is strongly seasonal and spatial dependent.
- The enrichment in aged brines is caused by precipitation and re-dissolution processes.
- Brine evaporation produces multi-layered trace-element rich precipitates.
*Original article online at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969719344353