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Spontaneous Potential - Physics
... Spontaneous potentials (SP) are usually caused by charge separation in clay or other minerals, due to presence of semi-permeable interface impeding the diffusion of ions through the pore space of rocks ... formation can be attributed to two processes involving the movement of ions Streaming potential (Ek) Electrochemical potential (Ec) Streaming potential originates from the flow of an electrolyte (water ... surfaces that acquired electrokinetic or zeta potential) ...

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