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Table 3 Dissolution rate (R) in mol m−2 s−1, 25 °C, pH 5.

From: Rocks control the chemical composition of surface water from the high Alpine Zermatt area (Swiss Alps)

Mineral logR References
Quartz −13.4 Rimstidt and Barnes (1980)
Kaolinite −13.3 Nagy et al. (1991)
Muscovite −13.1 Lin and Clemency (1981)
Epidote −12.6 Rose (1991)
K-feldspar −12.4 Blum and Stillings (1995)
Albite −12.3 Burch et al. (1993)
Biotite −12.2 Acker and Bricker (1992)
Gibbsite −11.5 Nagy and Lasaga (1992)
Chrysotile −11.4 Bales and Morgan (1985)
Diopside −10.2 Schott et al. (1989)
Enstatite −10 Schott et al. (1989)
Forsterite −9.5 Blum and Lasaga (1988)
Chrysotile −8.6 Hume and Rimstidt (1992)
Anorthite −8.6 Fleer (1982)
Wollastonite −8.0 Rimstidt and Dove (1986)
Dolomite −6.6 Wollast (1990)
Calcite −5.1 Wollast (1990)