Mineral carbonation opportunities in the western United States
May 22-26, 2017
Mineral carbonation—the production of carbonates from carbon dioxide and alkaline earth compounds—is a candidate route for carbon capture and storage because alkali earth carbonates are stable over geologic time. Successful mineral carbonization requires a source of alkalinity near a source of carbon dioxide and a chemical pathway requiring only mild energy input.
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Christopher M. Caskey and Jennifer Wilcox, "Mineral carbonation opportunities in the western United States" in "CO2 Summit III: Pathways to Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Deployment", Jen Wilcox (Colorado School of Mines, USA) Holly Krutka (Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, USA) Simona Liguori (Colorado School of Mines, USA) Niall Mac Dowell (Imperial College, United Kingdom) Eds, ECI Symposium Series, (2017). https://dc.engconfintl.org/co2_summit3/1