A New Concept: Hydrogen Storage in Minerals


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Some minerals were considered to store hydrogen on the basis of their porous crystal structure. Besides of crystal graphite and zeolite, some natural clay minerals such as palygorskite-sepiolite minerals with nano-scale channels and polar surface can also store hydrogen. The hydrogen storage mechanism of porous minerals was discussed. The experimental results showed a potential application of palygorskite-sepiolite minerals as the media of hydrogen storage.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 475-479)

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S. C. Mu et al., "A New Concept: Hydrogen Storage in Minerals", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 2441-2444, 2005

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