Database of Zeolite Structures

Framework Type MEP
  Synthetic melanophlogite
    Gies, H., Gerke, H. and Liebau, F.
Chemical composition and synthesis of melanophlogite, a clathrate compound of silica
N. Jb. Miner. Mh., , 119-124 (1982)
  [Si - O]-MEP

XRD pattern:  synthetic melanophlogite
    Gies, H.
Studies on clathrasils. III. Crystal structure of melanophlogite, a natural clathrate compound of silica
Z. Kristallogr., 164, 247-257 (1983)
  |(CH4,N2,CO2)x| [Si46O92]-MEP
CH4 = CH4 = methane    Images:  3D
    Fyfe, C.A., Gies, H.
A 29Si NMR study of natural and synthetic melanophlogites, the silica analogues of the clathrate hydrates of type I
J. Inclusion Phenom. Mol., 8, 235-239 (1990)
  [Si - O]-MEP
  low melanophlogite
    Nakagawa, T., Kihara, K. and Harada, K.
The crystal structure of low melanophlogite
Am. Mineral., 86, 1506-1512 (2001)
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