Mineral Sequestration

The process of mineral sequestration traps carbon in the form of solid carbonate salts. This type of sequestration is very slow. An example of this in nature is the deposition and accumulation of limestone (calcium carbonate) over geologic time. It is the carbonic acid found in ground-water that slowly reacts with the silicates to dissolve magnesium, calcium, silica, and alkalis to form clay minerals. When creatures with shells die, the shells are deposited in the sediments on the seafloor and

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Guide to Alternative Fuels

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Your Alternative Fuel Solution for Saving Money, Reducing Oil Dependency, and Helping the Planet. Ethanol is an alternative to gasoline. The use of ethanol has been demonstrated to reduce greenhouse emissions slightly as compared to gasoline. Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know why choosing an alternative fuel may benefit you and your future.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment