Unusual morphological and microstructural features of synthetic calcite induced by acrylate/styrene copolymers

Leslie Moore, Jeremy D. Hopwood, Roger J. Davey

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Crystallisation of calcite has been induced at the air-water interface by added water-soluble acrylate-based copolymers. Two unusual calcite morphologies are reported, one c-axis needles the other spherical particles. Both appear to comprise submicron crystallites.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-98
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
Issue number1
Early online date23 Oct 2003
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes


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