Database of Zeolite Structures
 

Framework Type ABW
Type Material
  Material Name: Li-A (Barrer and White)    
 
Chemical Formula:
 
|Li+4 (H2O)4| [Al4Si4 O16]-ABW
 
   
Unit Cell:
 
orthorhombic

 P n a 21 (# 33)
    a = 10.3100Å b = 8.1800Å c = 5.0000Å  
    α = 90.000 ° β = 90.000° γ = 90.000°  
(Relationship to unit cell of Framework Type: a' = a, b' = c, c' = b)
   
Framework density:
 
19.0 T/1000 Å3
 
 
Channels:
 
[001] 8 3.4 x 3.8*
Dimensionality
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 1-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 1-dimensional
   
References:
    Kerr, I.S.
   "Crystal structure of a synthetic lithium zeolite"
   Z. Kristallogr., 139, 186-195 (1974)
Krogh Andersen, E. and Ploug-Sørensen, G.
   "The structure of zeolite Li-A(BW) determined from single crystal data"
   Z. Kristallogr., 176, 67-73 (1986)
Barrer, R.M. and White, E.A.D.
   "The hydrochemical chemistry of silicates. Part I. Synthetic lithium aluminosilicates"
   J. Chem. Soc., , 1267-1278 (1951)
 
 
Name and Code derivation:
    Li-A (Barrer and White)
  ABW
Limiting Rings
 
8-ring viewed along [001]