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John Marshall wrote:
> Dear Isogeochemists:
> I understand that the CO2 in a pressurized container occurs in both liquid
> and vapor phases. Because we sample from the depleted vapor in the
> headspace, the isotopic composition of the remaining CO2 is gradually
> enriched as the CO2 is consumed. Has a quantitative description of this
> process been worked out? If not, is the equilibrium fractionation between
> the liquid and vapor phases known?
> John D. Marshall
> University of Idaho
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
Department of Atmospheric Chemistry
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