Vibrational spectroscopic study of the natural layered double hydroxide manasseite now defined as hydrotalcite-2H – Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3]⋅4H2O

Frost, Ray L., Scholz, Ricardo, López, Andrés, & Theiss, Frederick L. (2014) Vibrational spectroscopic study of the natural layered double hydroxide manasseite now defined as hydrotalcite-2H – Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3]⋅4H2O. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 118, pp. 187-191.

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Abstract

Raman and thermo-Raman spectroscopy have been applied to study the mineral formerly known as manasseite now simply renamed as hydrotalcite-2H Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3]⋅4H2O. The mineral is a member of the homonymous hydrotalcite supergroup. Hydrogen bond distances calculated using a Libowitzky-type empirical function varied between 2.61 and 3.00 Å. Stronger hydrogen bonds were formed by water units as compared to the hydroxyl units. Raman spectroscopy enabled the identification of bands attributed to the hydroxyl units. Two Raman bands at 1059 and 1064 cm-1 are assigned to symmetric stretching modes of the carbonate anion. Thermal treatment shifts these bands to higher wavenumbers indicating a change in the strength of the carbonate bonding.

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ID Code: 62803
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Available online 31 August 2013
Keywords: Manesseite, Hydrotalcite-2H, Pyroaurite-2H, Raman spectroscopy, Infrared spectroscopy
DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2013.08.105
ISSN: 13861425
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (INCL. STRUCTURAL) (030600) > Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy (030606)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Elsevier B.V.
Copyright Statement: NOTICE: 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, [Volume 118, (24 January 2014)] DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2013.08.105
Deposited On: 23 Sep 2013 23:30
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