Preparation and porous properties of materials prepared by selective leaching of phlogopite
UNSPECIFIED. (2002) Preparation and porous properties of materials prepared by selective leaching of phlogopite. CLAYS AND CLAY MINERALS, 50 (5). pp. 624-632. ISSN 0009-8604Full text not available from this repository.
Porous silica products obtained by selective leaching of phlogopite using an acid solution were investigated by XRD, MAS NMR, SEM, TEM, DTA/TG, and N-2 and Ar gas adsorptions. The phlogopite powder was leached by a nitric acid solution at various concentrations (0.01-10 M) at 5-150degreesC for 10 min-480 h. Selective leaching of the phlogopite powder became extensive when the concentration of nitric acid was >1 M. Only SiO2 remained after the treatment, the other components (MgO, Al2O3, K2O and Fe2O3) being selectively leached from the product. At higher leaching temperatures, the leaching rate became faster and the resulting maximum specific surface area of the porous silica product became larger at each leaching temperature. The porous silica products were found by SEM and TEM, to maintain their original platy particle shape even after the selective leaching. The Si-29 MAS NMR spectra of the products, however, revealed that the linkage structure of SiO4 tetrahedra converted to a framework type from a layered type in the original phlogopite. The porous silica product with the maximum specific surface area (532 m(2)/g) was obtained by leaching in a nitric acid solution with concentration of 5 M at 90degreesC for 15 min. The pore-size distribution of the porous silica product was bimodal with micropores of similar to0.7 nm and mesopores of similar to4 nm. The pore size of the products changed from 0.7 nm to 4 nm and further to 6 nm with increased leaching time. The present results are discussed in relation to those reported for phlogopite by other workers.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QE Geology
T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
|Journal or Publication Title:||CLAYS AND CLAY MINERALS|
|Publisher:||CLAY MINERALS SOCIETY|
|Official Date:||October 2002|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Page Range:||pp. 624-632|
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