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carbonate mineral

[′kär·bə·nət ′min·rəl]
(mineralogy)
A mineral containing considerable amounts of carbonates.
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A major player in the Carbonate Minerals Market, Omyas expertise should help Ittihad Paper Mill to make high-quality writing and printing paper for both domestic consumption and the export market.
We've been particularly struck with the absence of carbonate minerals in sedimentary rock the rover has examined," Thomas Bristow of NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, said in (http://www.
Herein the fracture system with #3 and #15 coal seams in Qinshui basin was analyzed, and it was found that both of the macro-scale fractures and micro-scale fractures are filled with clay and carbonate minerals, which explains the low productivity of CBM wells after conventional hydraulic fracturing.
Under a pilot project called Carbfix, scientists and engineers at the plant pumped carbon dioxide produced by the facility during the power generation process into the volcanic rock underneath the power station, and sped up a natural process where the basalts react with the gas to form carbonate minerals, which make up limestone.
As those microbes feasted on the methane, their excretions produced carbonate minerals that formed large hollow structures.
Because of their abundance, they probably play a critical role in the precipitation of carbonate minerals.
Located in the Pescadero Basin, they are the deepest high-temperature vents ever observed in the Pacific Ocean, and they are also the only vents ever discovered in the Pacific that release fluids rich in carbonate minerals and hydrocarbons.
For complex phosphate ores, for example, where carbonate minerals are present, it has been difficult to produce high-quality phosphate concentrates.
In PC boilers, almost complete decomposition of the oil shale carbonate minerals occurs.
This outcrop is unusually rich in magnesium-iron carbonate minerals, a discovery made in 2010, researchers said.
While Comanche's carbonate minerals were originally attributed to hydrothermal activity, the team's new analysis points to a different origin.
Raman spectroscopy provides a technique for rapid identification of carbonate minerals and provides additional relevant information that facilitates interpretation of these rocks.