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Table 4 Groups of hypothetical salts for the studied groundwater samples

From: Rock-water interaction processes based on geochemical modeling and remote sensing applications in hyper-arid environment: cases from the southeastern region of Egypt

Aquifer Hypothetical salts Well numbers
Salts Groups
Alluvial NaCl, Na2SO4, MgSO4, CaSO4, Ca(HCO3)2 IV 3, 4
NaCl, MgCl2, MgSO4, CaSO4, Ca(HCO3)2 V 1, 5, 6
NaCl, MgCl2, CaCl2, CaSO4, Ca(HCO3)2 VI 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Nubian Sandstone NaCl, Na2SO4, MgSO4, Mg(HCO3)2, Ca(HCO3)2 II 14, 15, 16
NaCl, MgCl2, MgSO4, Mg(HCO3)2, Ca(HCO3)2 III 17, 20
NaCl, MgCl2, MgSO4, CaSO4, Ca(HCO3)2 V 12, 13, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23
Fractured basement NaCl, MgCl2, MgSO4, Mg(HCO3)2, Ca(HCO3)2 III 24, 25
NaCl, Na2SO4, MgSO4, CaSO4, Ca(HCO3)2 IV 26, 29, 30
NaCl, MgCl2, CaCl2, CaSO4, Ca(HCO3)2 VI 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
Rainfall NaCl, Na2SO4, NaHCO3, Mg(HCO3)2, Ca(HCO3)2 I R
Sea water NaCl, MgCl2, MgSO4, CaSO4, Ca(HCO3)2 V S