Hydrated double carbonates – a Raman and infrared spectroscopic study
The Raman spectra of selected double carbonates including pirssonite, gaylussite, shortite and quintinite complemented with infrared spectra have been used to characterise the structure of these carbonate minerals. By using a Libowitzky type function hydrogen bond distances for these minerals of 2.669 to 2.766 Å are estimated. The variation in the hydrogen bond distances contributed to the stability of the mineral. The Raman spectrum of pirssonite shows a single band at 1080 cm-1 attributed to the (CO3)2- symmetric stretching mode, in contrast to shortite and quintinite where two bands are observed. Multiple bands are observed for the antisymmetric stretching and bending region for these minerals proving that the carbonate unit is distorted in the structure of pirssonite and gaylussite.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||hydrated carbonates, smithsonite, pirssonite, gaylussite, tunisite, shortite, infrared and Raman spectroscopy|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (INCL. STRUCTURAL) (030600) > Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy (030606)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (INCL. STRUCTURAL) (030600)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (INCL. STRUCTURAL) (030600) > Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy (030606)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Elsevier|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||10 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:35|
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