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Applied Scientific Research, Section B

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 400–408 | Cite as

Crystal structure determination from an x-ray powder diffraction pattern of β-Mg2(OH)3Cl

  • P. M. De Wolff
  • D. Kortlandt
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Summary

The orthorhombic compound β-Mg2(OH)3Cl is isotypic with atacamite, Cu2(OH)3Cl The precise determination of its atomic parameters is described as an example of the possibilities offered by modern high-resolution powder diffraction methods. The results prove that from the irregular (4 + 2) coordination of the cations in atacamite, at most a trace is left in the Mgcompound.

Keywords

Structure Determination Planar Section Crystal Structure Determination Pattern Ordination Orthorhombic Unit Cell 
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© Martinus Nijhoff 1954

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. De Wolff
    • 1
  • D. Kortlandt
    • 1
  1. 1.Technisch Physische Dienst T.N.O. & T.H.Delft

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