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The chloride anion is an extraordinarily stable ionic species.
Chloride is the thermodynamically favoured form of the element under virtually all terrestrial aqueous conditions.
Due to this behaviour, chloride, once introduced to natural water, is usually advected at the same rate as the water and is not normally removed from the water by geochemical processes.
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36Cl is produced in the atmosphere by spallation of 36Ar by interactions with cosmic ray protons.
In the top meter of the lithosphere, 36Cl is generated primarily by thermal neutron activation of 35Cl and spallation of 39K and 40Ca.