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A Raman spectroscopic study of the mono-hydrogen phosphate mineral dorfmanite Na2(PO3OH)•2H2O – and in comparison with brushite

Frost, Ray L., Xi, Yunfei, & Palmer, Sara J. (2011) A Raman spectroscopic study of the mono-hydrogen phosphate mineral dorfmanite Na2(PO3OH)•2H2O – and in comparison with brushite. Spectrochimica Acta Part A : Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 82(1), pp. 132-136.

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Abstract

Aspects of the molecular structure of the mineral dorfmanite Na2(PO3OH)•2H2O were determined by Raman spectroscopy. The mineral originated from the Kedykverpakhk Mt., Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Raman bands are assigned to the hydrogen phosphate units. The intense Raman band at 949 cm-1 and the less intense band at 866 cm-1 are assigned to the PO3 and POH stretching vibrations. Bands at 991, 1066 and 1141 cm-1 are assigned to the ν3 antisymmetric stretching modes. Raman bands at 393, 413 and 448 cm-1 and 514, 541 and 570 cm-1 are attributed to the ν2 and ν4 bending modes of the HPO4 units, respectively. Raman bands at 3373, 3443 and 3492 cm-1 are assigned to water stretching vibrations. POH stretching vibrations are identified by bands at 2904, 3080 and 3134 cm-1. Raman spectroscopy has proven very useful for the study of the structure of the mineral dorfmanite.

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ID Code: 45969
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: This work is part of our research into natural phosphate minerals.
Keywords: Raman spectroscopy, dorfmanite, nahpoite, catalanoite, disodium hydrogen phosphate
DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2011.07.015
ISSN: 1386-1425
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 Elsevier B.V.
Copyright Statement: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Spectrochimica Acta Part A : Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Spectrochimica Acta Part A : Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, [VOL 82, ISSUE 1, (2011)] DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2011.07.015
Deposited On: 15 Sep 2011 11:24
Last Modified: 07 May 2014 04:11

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