Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper chloride minerals atacamite and paratacamite - implications for the study of copper, brass and bronze objects of archeological significance
Frost, Ray L., Martens, Wayde N., Kloprogge, J. Theo, & Williams, Peter A. (2002) Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper chloride minerals atacamite and paratacamite - implications for the study of copper, brass and bronze objects of archeological significance. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33(10), pp. 801-806.
Raman spectra of the basic copper chloride minerals atacamite and paratacamite have been obtained at 298 and 77K using a Raman microprobe in combination with a thermal stage. Four distinct regions involved with hydroxyl stretching, hydroxyl deformation, CuO stretching and CuCl stretching and bending have been identified. The implication from the study is that Raman spectroscopy can be a useful tool for identifying corrosion products of copper, brass and bronze objects of archaeological or antiquarian significance. In addition, the technique may be a useful aid in the restoration degraded pigment products from old paintings.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||This is one of a series of papers that are of interest to scientists working in conservation of works of art.|
|Keywords:||basic copper chloride, atacamite, paratacamite, Raman spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Past > Schools > School of Physical & Chemical Sciences
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 John Wiley & Sons|
|Copyright Statement:||The definite version is available on publication at www3.interscience.wiley.com|
|Deposited On:||09 Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:35|
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