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Title: Zinc K-edge XANES spectroscopy of mineral and organic standards

Abstract

Zinc K-edge X-ray absorption near-edge (XANES) spectroscopy was conducted on 40 zinc mineral samples and organic compounds. The K-edge position varied from 9660.5 to 9666.0 eV and a variety of distinctive peaks at higher post-edge energies were exhibited by the materials. Zinc is in the +2 oxidation state in all analyzed materials, thus the variations in edge position and post-edge features reflect changes in zinc coordination. For some minerals, multiple specimens from different localities as well as pure forms from chemical supply companies were examined. These specimens had nearly identical K-edge and post-edge peak positions with only minor variation in the intensity of the post-edge peaks. This suggests that typical compositional variations in natural materials do not strongly affect spectral characteristics. Organic zinc compounds also exhibited a range of edge positions and post-edge features; however, organic compounds with similar zinc coordination structures had nearly identical spectra. Zinc XANES spectral patterns will allow identification of unknown zinc-containing minerals and organic phases in future studies.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  2. National High Magnetic Field Lab., Tallahassee, FL (United States)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1572202
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online); Journal Volume: 26; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1600-5775
Publisher:
International Union of Crystallography
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; XANES; Zn K-edge; spectroscopy; zinc standards

Citation Formats

Castorina, Erin, Ingall, Ellery D., Morton, Peter L., Tavakoli, David A., and Lai, Barry. Zinc K-edge XANES spectroscopy of mineral and organic standards. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1107/S160057751900540X.
Castorina, Erin, Ingall, Ellery D., Morton, Peter L., Tavakoli, David A., & Lai, Barry. Zinc K-edge XANES spectroscopy of mineral and organic standards. United States. doi:10.1107/S160057751900540X.
Castorina, Erin, Ingall, Ellery D., Morton, Peter L., Tavakoli, David A., and Lai, Barry. Fri . "Zinc K-edge XANES spectroscopy of mineral and organic standards". United States. doi:10.1107/S160057751900540X. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1572202.
@article{osti_1572202,
title = {Zinc K-edge XANES spectroscopy of mineral and organic standards},
author = {Castorina, Erin and Ingall, Ellery D. and Morton, Peter L. and Tavakoli, David A. and Lai, Barry},
abstractNote = {Zinc K-edge X-ray absorption near-edge (XANES) spectroscopy was conducted on 40 zinc mineral samples and organic compounds. The K-edge position varied from 9660.5 to 9666.0 eV and a variety of distinctive peaks at higher post-edge energies were exhibited by the materials. Zinc is in the +2 oxidation state in all analyzed materials, thus the variations in edge position and post-edge features reflect changes in zinc coordination. For some minerals, multiple specimens from different localities as well as pure forms from chemical supply companies were examined. These specimens had nearly identical K-edge and post-edge peak positions with only minor variation in the intensity of the post-edge peaks. This suggests that typical compositional variations in natural materials do not strongly affect spectral characteristics. Organic zinc compounds also exhibited a range of edge positions and post-edge features; however, organic compounds with similar zinc coordination structures had nearly identical spectra. Zinc XANES spectral patterns will allow identification of unknown zinc-containing minerals and organic phases in future studies.},
doi = {10.1107/S160057751900540X},
journal = {Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online)},
number = 4,
volume = 26,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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