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by pbuis
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Forsterite (olivine) dissolution reaction / assumptions
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Forsterite (olivine) dissolution reaction / assumptions

I am studying dissolution of forsterite (olivine) at ambient temperature and pressure: Mg2SiO4 + 4H2O + 4 CO2 ------ H4 SiO4 + 4 HCO3- + 2 Mg 2+ (reaction A) I used the assumptions listed hereunder to estimate the concentration in Mg 2+ based on pH measurement (9,8) but the result is completely inco...