Abiotic photosynthesis from ferrous carbonate (siderite) and water

@article{Joe2006AbioticPF,
  title={Abiotic photosynthesis from ferrous carbonate (siderite) and water},
  author={H. Joe and Kenshi Kuma and William J. Paplawsky and Bayas Rea and Gustaf Arrhenius},
  journal={Origins of life and evolution of the biosphere},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={369-370}
}
Photoemission and solvation of electrons from iron (II) ion in aqueous solution has been shown to lead to reduction of water to hydrogen (Cairns-Smith, 1981; Braterman et al., 1983). In the presence of dissolved carbon dioxide the photochemical reduction yields formate, oxalate and aldehydes, (Getoff 1963; ~kermark et al., 1980). These species are formed in dilute aqueous solution and are thus, in the absence of a selective concentration mechanism, of doubtful importance for probiotic synthesis… 

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