Manufacture of common salt by evaporation of natural brine has been renowned from past. The southern state of Tamil nadu in India, 75% of the salt is made by solar evaporation of sea brine, 20% from subsoil brine and therefore the rest from backwater. For the manufacture of salt and its by-products by the evaporation of brine, the information of each the composition of the brine and its phase chemistry is important. Underground brine (subsoil) is considered to be the sea water cut-off from oceans and concentrated by sunlight. It contains the elements of chloride, sulphate, calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium in higher proportion. The physical parameter of rainfall data was collected because it interferes by diluting the brine and reducing the rate of evaporation. The monitoring of the physical and chemical parameters of brine at various stages viz, source, reservoir, condenser, crystallizer and bittern of the subsoil salt-pan gives plentiful possibilities for the management of the salt-pans. The results of chemical parameters and their seasonal dissimilarities were studied for a period of one year. (Jan-Dec 2019).
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A. Kumaresan. Hydrochemistry of various stages of Brine in subsoil salt-pan. Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry. 2021; 14(6):421-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-4150.2021.00072
A. Kumaresan. Hydrochemistry of various stages of Brine in subsoil salt-pan. Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry. 2021; 14(6):421-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-4150.2021.00072 Available on: https://ajrconline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-14-6-5
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