Database of Zeolite Structures

Framework Type MEL
Reference Material
  Material Name: ZSM-11    
Chemical Formula:
|Nax (H2O)16 | [AlxSi96-xO192]-MEL  (x<16)
Unit Cell:

 I -4 m 2 (# 119)
    a' = 20.1200 Å b' = 20.1200 Å c' = 13.4400 Å  
    α' = 90.000° β' = 90.000° γ' = 90.000°  
Framework Density:
17.6 T/1000 Å3
<100> 10 5.3 x 5.4***
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 3-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 3-dimensional
  Kokotailo, G.T., Chu, P., Lawton, S.L. and Meier, W.M.
  "Synthesis and structure of synthetic zeolite ZSM-11"
Nature, 275, 119-120 (1978)
  Fyfe, C.A., Gies, H., Kokotailo, G.T., Pasztor, C., Strobl, H. and Cox, D.E.
  "Detailed investigation of the lattice structure of zeolite ZSM-11 by a combination of solid-state NMR and synchrotron x-ray diffraction techniques"
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 111, 2470-2474 (1989)
Material name:   ZSM-11, calcined
Chemical formula:   [AlxSi96-xO192]-MEL  (x<16)
  van Koningsveld, H., den Exter, M.J., Koegler, J.H., Laman, C.D., Njo, S.L. and Graafsma, H.
  "Single crystal structure analysis of a microcrystal of ZSM-11 using synchrotron X-ray data"
Proc. 12th Int. Zeolite Conf., IV, pp. 2419-2424 (1999)
Material name:   ZSM-11
Chemical formula:   [AlxSi96-xO192]-MEL  (x<16)
Name and Code derivation:
    Zeolite Socony Mobil - eleven
  ZSM-11 (eleven)
Limiting Rings
10-ring viewed along <100>