carbonate mineral

carbonate mineral

[′kär·bə·nət ′min·rəl]
(mineralogy)
A mineral containing considerable amounts of carbonates.
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The goal of NanoCArB is to add to the thermodynamic and kinetic databases for the B-H2O-CO2-CaCO3 system, to provide deeper understanding about the interaction of B with calcium carbonate mineral surfaces and to provide a solid base for interpreting boron isotope fractionation.
A Raman map of the polished surface shows calcite to be the only carbonate mineral present, however, there are two interesting features of the map that provide further information.
Despite being labeled a cloak, it's actually a box - two pieces of calcite, a natural carbonate mineral that can bend light and suppress shadows around objects, pieced together.
3]) is usually the dominant carbonate mineral in soil, other carbonates that are more stable to acid treatment such as dolomite (MgCa[(C[O.
This is the most commonly occurring carbonate mineral found in the carbonate formation, its abundance is related to its thermodynamic stability.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter detected carbonate mineral in rock outcrops in Nili Fossae, a region of valleys that have cut into the planet's ancient crust, suggesting the area was not as harsh as other places on Mars.
The reduction of the carbonate mineral decomposition increases the conditional heating value of oil shale and reduces the C[O.
Evidence of changes in the seawater chemistry is captured in the rock record by high rates of carbonate mineral formation early in the Cambrian, as well as the occurrence of extensive beds of glauconite, a potassium-, silica-, and iron-rich mineral that is much rarer today.
In carbonate formations, scale inhibitors can go into direct reaction with the carbonate mineral and precipitate as a slightly soluble salt, this precipitation process occurs when the inhibitor molecule precipitate out of the solution and form a thin film of the inhibitor/Ca complex in the form of slightly soluble salts on the carbonate rock surface [7].
Tecumseh") of Albuquerque, New Mexico for the development of the Company's Calcium Carbonate mineral deposit located in Cibola County, New Mexico.
The dominant carbonate mineral is calcite and dolomite may exist in trace amounts.
Isotope ratios in a carbonate mineral infiltrating other wood samples suggest the region's average annual temperature 45 million years ago was about 13[degrees]C, says Jahren.