Journal article

Chlorite dissolution rates under CO2 saturated conditions from 50 to 120 degrees C and 120 to 200 bar CO2

Jay R Black, Ralf R Haese

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2014


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies, CO2CRC, for sponsoring this research and acknowledge the funding provided by the Commonwealth of Australia, State governments, industry and academic partners through the CO2CRC Program. Thanks to laboratory and workshop staff at Geoscience Australia for help with equipment, sample processing and analysis, including Stephen Hodgkin and Ray DeGraaf for help with high pressure lab equipment, Tony Watson for help processing the chlorite mineral, David DiBugnara for mounting sample grains and help with the SEM/EDS imaging, Liz Webber for XRF/XRD analysis, and Janice Trafford and Randall Falkiner for assistance with ICP-OES analysis. Thanks to other members of the CO2CRC for scientific discussion, including Dr. Andrew Feitz for reviewing the manuscript. The authors also wish to thank the associate editor, Prof. Jiwchar Ganor, and two anonymous reviewers for their comments and detailed reviews. This work was funded by the CO2CRC as part of a work plan investigating reactive reservoir rocks and their impact on CO2 storage in terms of injectivity and containment. This paper is published with permission from the Chief Executive Officer of Geoscience Australia.