NA-23 and AL-27 NMR-Study of the Productions from Carbonation of a Bayer Liquor

Bastow, Timothy J. and Dirken, Peter J. and Smith, Mark E. and Turney, Terence W. (1995) NA-23 and AL-27 NMR-Study of the Productions from Carbonation of a Bayer Liquor. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 5 (3). pp. 521-525. ISSN 0959-9428. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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A multinuclear magnetic resonance methodology combining magic angle spinning, cross-polarisation and double angle rotation has been used to characterise the product from the carbonation of a Bayer liquor as predominantly well ordered NaAlCO3(OH)(2) (dawsonite). The NMR spectra are dominated by resonances from this phase, but accurate simulation requires additional minor components, most likely a mixture of a poorly ordered aluminium hydroxide gel and an amorphous phase related to NaHCO3, which is not observed by X-ray diffraction. Thermal decomposition of dawsonite at 350 degrees C proceeds through partial loss of CO2 and OH with concomitant formation of disordered materials containing sodium species, four-, five- and six-fold coordinate Al sites, and two types of residual carbonate.

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Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences
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