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A Raman spectroscopic study of the ‘cave’ mineral ardealite Ca2(HPO4)(SO4)•4H2O

Frost, Ray L., Palmer, Sara J., Henry, Dermot A., & Pogson, Ross (2011) A Raman spectroscopic study of the ‘cave’ mineral ardealite Ca2(HPO4)(SO4)•4H2O. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42(6), pp. 1447-1454.

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Abstract

The mineral ardealite Ca2(HPO4)(SO4)•4H2O is a ‘cave’ mineral and is formed through the reaction of calcite with bat guano. The mineral shows disorder and the composition varies depending on the origin of the mineral. Raman spectroscopy complimented with infrared spectroscopy has been used to characterise the mineral ardealite. The Raman spectrum is very different from that of gypsum. Bands are assigned to SO42- and HPO42- stretching and bending modes.

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ID Code: 42037
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Raman spectroscopy, phosphate, sulphate, ardealite
DOI: 10.1002/jrs.2855
ISSN: 1097-4555 (online) 0377-0486 (print)
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (INCL. STRUCTURAL) (030600) > Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy (030606)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Chemistry
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Deposited On: 21 Jun 2011 08:14
Last Modified: 07 May 2014 02:55

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