carbonate spring

carbonate spring

[′kär·bə·nət ′spriŋ]
(hydrology)
A type of spring containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas.
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A clear-water carbonate spring is also present on top ofa dome-shaped mound, which shows 1 m thick carbonate crust ofclear-water spring deposit over the mud volcano deposit.
The cold springs of Bulao, Baolai, Sichongxi in the south and Zhiben, Green Island, Wenshan, Jiaoxi and Renze in the east are bubbly, sodium carbonate springs, while springs in Jinshan spout pure water that is gentle and soothing on the skin.