Minerals for carbon dioxide sequestration
Published: Friday, 22 May 2009
Minerals key to locking emissions: George Hawley examines the use of industrial minerals in capturing carbon dioxide emissions
Considerable work has been done and is continuing on the
potential of using industrial minerals to sequester
anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2).
The minerals may be reacted in situ by drilling into their
formations and pumping down CO2 in liquid or gas form.
Or, the minerals may be mined and ground...