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Title: GaMin’11 – an international inter-laboratory comparison for geochemical CO₂ - saline fluid - mineral interaction experiments

Due to the strong interest in geochemical CO₂-fluid-rock interaction in the context of geological storage of CO₂ a growing number of research groups have used a variety of different experimental ways to identify important geochemical dissolution or precipitation reactions and – if possible – quantify the rates and extent of mineral or rock alteration. In this inter-laboratory comparison the gas-fluid-mineral reactions of three samples of rock-forming minerals have been investigated by 11 experimental labs. The reported results point to robust identification of the major processes in the experiments by most groups. The dissolution rates derived from the changes in composition of the aqueous phase are consistent overall, but the variation could be reduced by using similar corrections for changing parameters in the reaction cells over time. The comparison of experimental setups and procedures as well as of data corrections identified potential improvements for future gas-fluid-rock studies.
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  1. Federal Inst. for Geosciences and Natural Resesources (BGR), Hannover (Germany)
  2. United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  3. British Geological Survey, Nottinghamshire (United Kingdom)
  4. Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
  5. Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
  6. National Energy Technology Lab., Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
  7. Univ. of Melbourne, (Austrialia)
  8. hGEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Kiel (Germany)
  9. GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam (Germany)
  10. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  11. Martin Luther Univ., Halle (Germany)
  12. Research Inst. of Innovative Tech. for the Earth (RITE), Kyoto (Japan)
  13. National Inst. of Advanced Science and Tech. (AIST) Tsukuba (Japan)
  14. GeoRessources, Universite de Lorraine, Nancy (France)
Publication Date:
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Energy Procedia
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 63; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 1876-6102
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
Country of Publication:
United States
58 GEOSCIENCES; CCS; geochemical experiments; fluid-rock interaction; mineral dissolution; precipitation; method comparison
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