Jump to content
Geochemist's Workbench Support Forum

Suppress Minerals in Kinetic reaction


Ian Hutcheon
 Share

Recommended Posts

So... a follow on with the previously described kinetic model. Having resolved getting the runs to terminate, I started suppressing "unwanted" minerals, quartz (waters are close to chalcedony satn) and paragonite. However, when I run the simulations, both minerals still appear? I'm obviously missing something.

 

Thanks

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Ian,

 

In Gtplot, does Quartz show up in the "minerals" section, or only in the "mineral saturation" category? If it's the latter there is no problem, since a mineral need not be present to have a saturation index.

 

Is the output being updated after each run?

 

Could you post your script so we can take a look?

 

Thanks,

 

Brian Farrell

Aqueous Solutions LLC

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Brian

 

I have sent the input file by email...

 

The file suppresses Quartz (not paragonite, I figure one at a time), but Quartz still seems to show up on GTPLOT.

 

Interesting difference - with Qz, it takes 230 yrs for Dawsonite to reach EUM, with Qz suppressed it takes 55 years?

 

BTW Dawsonite kinetic data from Hellevang et al 2010

 

Thanks

 

Ian

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...