Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 23, 1998
Previous Article Next Article

Crystalline silica prepared at room temperature from aqueous solution in the presence of intrasilica bioextracts

Abstract

Silica, exhibiting crystalline texture has been prepared from aqueous solution at pH ca. 7 in the presence of intrasilica biomolecules extracted from the primitive plant Equisetum telmateia; some of the silica shows interplanar lattice spacings of 3.5 Å and is present in lath-like objects up to ca. 20–30 nm wide and more than 100 nm in length; an electron diffraction pattern obtained from this material also shows interplanar spacings of 3.46, 2.13 and 1.70 Å suggesting that the material might be quartz.

Back to tab navigation

Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/A807404F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 1998,0, 2587-2588
  •   Request permissions

    Crystalline silica prepared at room temperature from aqueous solution in the presence of intrasilica bioextracts

    C. C. Perry and T. Keeling-Tucker, Chem. Commun., 1998, 0, 2587
    DOI: 10.1039/A807404F

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements