Database of Zeolite Structures
 

Framework Type LOS
Reference Material
  Material Name: Losod    
 
Chemical Formula:
 
|Na12 (H2O)18 | [Al12Si12O48]-LOS
 
   
Unit Cell:§
 
hexagonal

 P 63 m c (# 194)
    a' = 12.9060 Å b' = 12.9060 Å c' = 10.5410 Å  
    α' = 90.000° β' = 90.000° γ' = 120.000°  
   
Framework Density:
 
15.8 T/1000 Å3
 
 
Channels:
 
apertures formed by 6-rings only
Dimensionality
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 0-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 0-dimensional
   
References:
  Sieber, W. and Meier, W.M.
  "Formation and properties of losod, a new sodium zeolite"
Helv. Chim. Acta, 57, 1533-1549 (1974)
Material name:   Losod
Chemical formula:   [Al12Si12O48]-LOS
  § Schicker, P.
  "Strukturverfeinerungen von Zeolithen mittels Pulverdaten"
Ph.D. Thesis, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, , (1988)
 
 
Name and Code derivation:
    Low sodium aluminosilicate
  Losod
  LOS
 
 
§ Chemical Formula and Unit Cell taken from the reference marked with this sign