Raman spectroscopic study of the minerals diadochite and destinezite Fe3+2(PO4,SO4)2(OH)•6H2O – implications for soil science
Frost, Ray L. & Palmer, Sara J. (2011) Raman spectroscopic study of the minerals diadochite and destinezite Fe3+2(PO4,SO4)2(OH)•6H2O – implications for soil science. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42(7), pp. 1589-1595.
The two minerals diadochite and destinezite of formula Fe2(PO4,SO4)2(OH)•6H2O have been characterised by Raman spectroscopy and complimented with infrared spectroscopy. These two minerals are both found in soils and are identical except for their morphology. Diadochite is amorphous whereas destinezite is highly crystalline. The spectra of diadochite are broad and ill-defined, whereas the spectra of destinezite are intense and well defined. Bands are assigned to phosphate and sulphate stretching and bending modes. Two symmetric stretching modes for both the phosphate and sulphate symmetric stretching modes support the concept of non-equivalent phosphate and sulphate units in the mineral structure. Multiple water bending and stretching modes imply that non-equivalent water molecules in the structure exist with different hydrogen bond strengths.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||diadochite, destinezite, soils, phosphate, sulphate, Raman spectroscopy|
|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 Wiley|
|Deposited On:||12 Jul 2011 00:38|
|Last Modified:||13 May 2014 10:33|
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