Database of Zeolite Structures

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

 P 63 m c (# 186)
    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
apertures formed by 6-rings only
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 0-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 0-dimensional
  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
§ Chemical Formula and Unit Cell taken from the reference marked with this sign