The process of mineral sequestration traps carbon in the form of solid carbonate salts. This type of sequestration is very slow. An example of this in nature is the deposition and accumulation of limestone (calcium carbonate) over geologic time. It is the carbonic acid found in ground-water that slowly reacts with the silicates to dissolve magnesium, calcium, silica, and alkalis to form clay minerals. When creatures with shells die, the shells are deposited in the sediments on the seafloor and
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Global warming is a huge problem which will significantly affect every country in the world. Many people all over the world are trying to do whatever they can to help combat the effects of global warming. One of the ways that people can fight global warming is to reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources like oil and petroleum based products.