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Title: Crystallization by Particle Attachment in Synthetic, Biogenic, and Geologic Environments

Abstract

Field and laboratory observations show that crystals commonly form by the addition and attachment of particles that range from multi-ion complexes to fully formed nanoparticles. These non-classical pathways to crystallization are diverse, in contrast to classical models that consider the addition of monomeric chemical species. We review progress toward understanding crystal growth by particle attachment processes and show that multiple pathways result from the interplay of free energy landscapes and reaction dynamics. Much remains unknown about the fundamental aspects; particularly the relationships between solution structure, interfacial forces, and particle motion. Developing a predictive description that connects molecular details to ensemble behavior will require revisiting long-standing interpretations of crystal formation in synthetic systems and patterns of mineralization in natural environments.

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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1212996
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-111318
KC0302060
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Science, 349(6247):Article No. aaa6760
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Science, 349(6247):Article No. aaa6760
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

De Yoreo, James J., Gilbert, Pupa U., Sommerdijk, Nico, Penn, R. Lee, Whitelam, Stephen B., Joester, Derk, Zhang, Hengzhong, Rimer, Jeffrey D., Navrotsky, Alexandra, Banfield, Jillian F., Wallace, Adam F., Michel, F. M., Meldrum, Fiona C., Colfen, Helmut, and Dove, Patricia M. Crystallization by Particle Attachment in Synthetic, Biogenic, and Geologic Environments. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1126/science.aaa6760.
De Yoreo, James J., Gilbert, Pupa U., Sommerdijk, Nico, Penn, R. Lee, Whitelam, Stephen B., Joester, Derk, Zhang, Hengzhong, Rimer, Jeffrey D., Navrotsky, Alexandra, Banfield, Jillian F., Wallace, Adam F., Michel, F. M., Meldrum, Fiona C., Colfen, Helmut, & Dove, Patricia M. Crystallization by Particle Attachment in Synthetic, Biogenic, and Geologic Environments. United States. doi:10.1126/science.aaa6760.
De Yoreo, James J., Gilbert, Pupa U., Sommerdijk, Nico, Penn, R. Lee, Whitelam, Stephen B., Joester, Derk, Zhang, Hengzhong, Rimer, Jeffrey D., Navrotsky, Alexandra, Banfield, Jillian F., Wallace, Adam F., Michel, F. M., Meldrum, Fiona C., Colfen, Helmut, and Dove, Patricia M. Fri . "Crystallization by Particle Attachment in Synthetic, Biogenic, and Geologic Environments". United States. doi:10.1126/science.aaa6760.
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title = {Crystallization by Particle Attachment in Synthetic, Biogenic, and Geologic Environments},
author = {De Yoreo, James J. and Gilbert, Pupa U. and Sommerdijk, Nico and Penn, R. Lee and Whitelam, Stephen B. and Joester, Derk and Zhang, Hengzhong and Rimer, Jeffrey D. and Navrotsky, Alexandra and Banfield, Jillian F. and Wallace, Adam F. and Michel, F. M. and Meldrum, Fiona C. and Colfen, Helmut and Dove, Patricia M.},
abstractNote = {Field and laboratory observations show that crystals commonly form by the addition and attachment of particles that range from multi-ion complexes to fully formed nanoparticles. These non-classical pathways to crystallization are diverse, in contrast to classical models that consider the addition of monomeric chemical species. We review progress toward understanding crystal growth by particle attachment processes and show that multiple pathways result from the interplay of free energy landscapes and reaction dynamics. Much remains unknown about the fundamental aspects; particularly the relationships between solution structure, interfacial forces, and particle motion. Developing a predictive description that connects molecular details to ensemble behavior will require revisiting long-standing interpretations of crystal formation in synthetic systems and patterns of mineralization in natural environments.},
doi = {10.1126/science.aaa6760},
journal = {Science, 349(6247):Article No. aaa6760},
number = ,
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    • Journal of Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 54, Issue 6
    • DOI: 10.1002/jms.4356

    The Impacts of Seawater Mg/Ca and Temperature on Element Incorporation in Benthic Foraminiferal Calcite: ELEMENT INCORPORATION IN FORAMINIFERA
    journal, October 2017

    • de Nooijer, L. J.; van Dijk, I.; Toyofuku, T.
    • Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Vol. 18, Issue 10
    • DOI: 10.1002/2017gc007183

    Preparation of ZnO Nanoparticles with High Dispersibility Based on Oriented Attachment (OA) Process
    journal, June 2019


    pH-induced phase transition and crystallization of soft-oxometalates (SOMs) into polyoxometalates (POMs): a study on crystallization from colloids
    journal, October 2018

    • Paul, Shounik; Sreejith, S. S.; Roy, Soumyajit
    • Acta Crystallographica Section C Structural Chemistry, Vol. 74, Issue 11
    • DOI: 10.1107/s2053229618007143

    Impact of salinity on element incorporation in two benthic foraminiferal species with contrasting magnesium contents
    journal, January 2018

    • Geerken, Esmee; de Nooijer, Lennart Jan; van Dijk, Inge
    • Biogeosciences, Vol. 15, Issue 7
    • DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-2205-2018

    Aqueous ball milling of nacre constituents facilitates directional self-assembly of aragonite nanoparticles of the gastropod Haliotis glabra
    journal, November 2017

    • Lemloh, Marie-Louise; Verch, Andreas; Weiss, Ingrid M.
    • Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Vol. 14, Issue 136
    • DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0450

    Self-Assembly through Noncovalent Preorganization of Reactants: Explaining the Formation of a Polyfluoroxometalate
    journal, December 2017

    • Schreiber, Roy E.; Avram, Liat; Neumann, Ronny
    • Chemistry - A European Journal, Vol. 24, Issue 2
    • DOI: 10.1002/chem.201704287

    Chiral biomineralized structures and their biomimetic synthesis
    journal, January 2019

    • Jiang, Wenge; Yi, Xing; McKee, Marc D.
    • Materials Horizons, Vol. 6, Issue 10
    • DOI: 10.1039/c9mh00431a

    Heparin‐Mediated Growth of Self‐Organized ZnO Quasi‐Microspheres with Twinned Donut‐Like Hierarchical Structures
    journal, July 2019


    Hydroxycitrate: a potential new therapy for calcium urolithiasis
    journal, March 2019


    Stimuli-responsive hydroxyapatite liquid crystal with macroscopically controllable ordering and magneto-optical functions
    journal, February 2018


    The mechanism of structural changes and crystallization kinetics of amorphous red phosphorus to black phosphorus under high pressure
    journal, January 2019

    • Xiang, Heng; Nie, Yuting; Zheng, Hechuang
    • Chemical Communications, Vol. 55, Issue 56
    • DOI: 10.1039/c9cc02194a

    Physical origin underlying the prenucleation-cluster-mediated nonclassical nucleation pathways for calcium phosphate
    journal, January 2019

    • Yang, Xiao; Wang, Mingzhu; Yang, Yang
    • Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 27
    • DOI: 10.1039/c9cp00919a

    Ultra-smooth and space-filling mineral films generated via particle accretion processes
    journal, January 2019

    • Harris, Joe; Mey, Ingo P.; Böhm, Corinna F.
    • Nanoscale Horizons, Vol. 4, Issue 6
    • DOI: 10.1039/c9nh00175a

    Continuous flow synthesis of ordered porous materials: from zeolites to metal–organic frameworks and mesoporous silica
    journal, January 2019

    • Liu, Zhendong; Zhu, Jie; Peng, Ce
    • Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 10
    • DOI: 10.1039/c9re00142e