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brucite

Crystal structure of brucite, Mg(OH)2, which we have studied using neutron powder diffraction at high pressures and temperatures simultaneously (yellow represents Mg, red represents O and pink represents H). We have found that the best agreement with data is obtained when modelling the hydrogen atoms using a distribution of positions.
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Earth Sciences at Cambridge

Saturday 22 September 2018: A one-day conference bringing together international scientists to mark 200 years since Adam Sedgwick was appointed to the Woodwardian Chair of Geology.

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