The molecular structure of chloritoid: A mid-infrared and near-infrared spectroscopic study

Li, Kuo, Liu, Qinfu, Cheng, Hongfei, Deng, Yutao, & Frost, Ray L. (2015) The molecular structure of chloritoid: A mid-infrared and near-infrared spectroscopic study. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 145, pp. 604-609.

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Abstract

The mineral chloritoid collected from the argillite in the bottom of Yaopo Formation of Western Beijing was characterized by mid-infrared (MIR) and near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy. The MIR spectra showed all fundamental vibrations including the hydroxyl units, basic aluminosilicate framework and the influence of iron on the chloritoid structure. The NIR spectrum of the chloritoid showed combination (ν + δ)OH bands with the fundamental stretching (ν) and bending (δ) vibrations. Based on the chemical component data and the analysis result from the MIR and NIR spectra, the crystal structure of chloritoid from western hills of Beijing, China, can be illustrated. Therefore, the application of the technique across the entire infrared region is expected to become more routine and extend its usefulness, and the reproducibility of measurement and richness of qualitative information should be simultaneously considered for proper selection of a spectroscopic method for the unit cell structural analysis.

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ID Code: 84496
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Chloritoid, Molecular structure, Infrared spectroscopy
DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2015.02.091
ISSN: 1386-1425
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Elsevier B.V.
Deposited On: 27 May 2015 02:11
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2016 16:52

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