Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1981, 46, 3038-3042

Study of polarization Raman spectra of natural thomsonite

František Pechar

Institute of Geology and Geotechnics, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 182 09 Prague 8


The polarization Raman spectra were measured for a single crystal of thomsonite, a natural zeolite. The spectra were scanned in the wavenumber region of 50-4 000 cm-1 at room temperature. The results are discussed in terms of the structure of the mineral under study.