Czechoslovak Journal of Physics

, Volume 53, Supplement 1, pp A209–A215 | Cite as

Selected trace and minor elements in sediments of Itaipu dam reservoir

  • J. F. Facetti-Masulli
  • P. Kump
  • Z. V. de Diaz
Session 2: Nuclear Analytical Methods


The X-ray fluorescence analysis of some minor and trace elements in sediments of Itaipu Dam reservoir was used for a study of geochemical processes and the evolution and history of a water body, which characterise the geological history as well as the present changes in the area.

Inter alia good correlation with the Ti and incompatible elements content in whole rock was found and that REEs can be used as provenance indicators.


International Atomic Energy Agency Incompatible Element Light Rare Earth Tholeiitic Basalt Rare Earth Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Facetti-Masulli
    • 1
  • P. Kump
    • 2
  • Z. V. de Diaz
    • 3
  1. 1.HydroconsultAsunciónParaguay
  2. 2.J. Stefan InstituteLjubljanaSlovenia
  3. 3.Comisión de Energía AtómicaAsunciónParaguay

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