I'm not sure what you want. I think your model of the thermodynamics of iron and chromium reactions is adequate. You could add equilibrium with Cr_hydroxide and Fe(OH)3(a) to simulate the formation of the precipitates. As far as the lower concentrations of Cr taking more Fe, I can't think of any reason that should happen thermodynamically. Perhaps it is a kinetic phenomenon at the electrode. David David Parkhurst (dlpark@xxxxxxxx) U.S. Geological Survey Box 25046, MS 413 Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225 Project web page: http://wwwbrr.cr.usgs.gov/projects/GWC_coupled
Please note that some U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) information accessed through this page may be preliminary in nature and presented prior to final review and approval by the Director of the USGS. This information is provided with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete and conclusions drawn from such information are the sole responsibility of the user.
Any use of trade, product, or firm names in this publication is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
The URL of this page is:
Last modified: $Date: 2005-09-13 21:04:21 -0600 (Tue, 13 Sep 2005) $
Visitor number 1196 since Jan 22, 1998.