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Rietveld refinement of the solid-solution series: (Cu,Mg)SO4·H2O

  • C. L. Lengauer (a1) and G. Giester (a1)


The kieserite-type solid-solution series of synthetic (Cu,Mg)SO4·H2O was investigated by TG-analysis and X-ray powder diffraction using the Rietveld method. Representatives with Cu≥20 mol% are triclinic distorted () analogous to the poitevinite (Cu,Fe)SO4·H2O compounds. Cation site ordering with preference of Cu for the more distorted M1 site was additionally proven by the structure refinement.


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Rietveld refinement of the solid-solution series: (Cu,Mg)SO4·H2O

  • C. L. Lengauer (a1) and G. Giester (a1)


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