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Subarctic Weathering of Mineral Wastes Provides a Sink for Atmospheric CO 2

Wilson, Siobhan A; Dipple, Greg; Power, Ian M; Barker, Shaun L L; Fallon, Stewart; Southam, Gordon

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The mineral waste from some mines has the capacity to trap and store CO2 within secondary carbonate minerals via the process of silicate weathering. Nesquehonite [MgCO3•3H2O] forms by weathering of Mg-silicate minerals in kimberlitic mine tailings at th

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31473
Source: Environmental Science and Technology
DOI: 10.1021/es202112y

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