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Single crystal growth of lead (II) n-octa-, n-nona- and n-decanoate

González Tejera, María Josefa and López Andrés, Sol and García Pérez, María Victoria and Redondo Yélamos, María Isabel and Rodríguez Cheda, José Antonio (1995) Single crystal growth of lead (II) n-octa-, n-nona- and n-decanoate. Journal of Crystal Growth , 152 (4). pp. 330-333. ISSN 0022-0248

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Abstract

Single crystals of lead (II) n-octa (Pb(C8)2), n-nona (Pb(C9)2), and n-decanoate (Pb(C10)2) have been obtained by using a silica gel technique. These crystals have been identified by polarizing light microscopy, X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy, and scanning electron microscopy. The crystals show polyhedral morphology bounded by flat (001) faces and non-flat striated faces. Cleavage lines can be observed in the (001) faces. This cleavage can be related with the bilayer structure of these compounds. Two kinds of crystals with different internal cleavage angle have been found in Pb(C9)2 and Pb(C10)2. The value of this angle is 90° in one of them and 120° in the other one. This fact can be explained by taking into account the polymorphism and polytypism in the lead (II) alkanoates series.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Solution growth; Industrial, Biological and molecular crystallization
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Crystallography
ID Code:10575
Deposited On:29 Apr 2010 12:40
Last Modified:25 Aug 2010 08:18

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