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Surface reactivity, mineralogy and environmental significance of Mn oxides

Prof Xionghan Feng, Wei Li, Dr Caroline Peacock, Prof Mengqiang Zhu

  1. Content type: Research article

    In soils and sediments, manganese oxides and oxygen usually participate in the oxidation of ferrous ions. There is limited information concerning the interaction process and mechanisms of ferrous ions and mang...

    Authors: Tianyu Gao, Yougang Shen, Zhaoheng Jia, Guohong Qiu, Fan Liu, Yashan Zhang, Xionghan Feng and Chongfa Cai

    Citation: Geochemical Transactions 2015 16:16

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    Manganese-oxides are one of the most important minerals in soil due to their widespread distribution and high reactivity. Despite their invaluable role in cycling many redox sensitive elements, numerous unknow...

    Authors: Matthew H. H. Fischel, Jason S. Fischel, Brandon J. Lafferty and Donald L. Sparks

    Citation: Geochemical Transactions 2015 16:15

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    Vernadite is a nanocrystalline and turbostratic phyllomanganate which is ubiquitous in the environment. Its layers are built of (MnO6)8− octahedra connected through their edges and frequently contain vacancies an...

    Authors: Sylvain Grangeon, Alejandro Fernandez-Martinez, Fabienne Warmont, Alexandre Gloter, Nicolas Marty, Agnieszka Poulain and Bruno Lanson

    Citation: Geochemical Transactions 2015 16:12

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    Mn oxides occur in a wide variety of geological settings and exert considerable influences on the components and chemical behaviors of sediments and soils. Microbial reduction of Mn oxides is an important proc...

    Authors: Huiqin Zhang, Yan Li, Xin Wang, Anhuai Lu, Hongrui Ding, Cuiping Zeng, Xiao Wang, Xiaolei Wu, Yong Nie and Changqiu Wang

    Citation: Geochemical Transactions 2015 16:11

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    Todorokite, a 3 × 3 tectomanganate, is one of three main manganese oxide minerals in marine nodules and can be used as an active MnO6 octahedral molecular sieve. The formation of todorokite is closely associated ...

    Authors: Huaiyan Zhao, Xinran Liang, Hui Yin, Fan Liu, Wenfeng Tan, Guohong Qiu and Xionghan Feng

    Citation: Geochemical Transactions 2015 16:8

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Although most reported biogenic Mn oxides are hexagonal birnessites, other types of biogenic Mn oxides also commonly occur in the environment. However, sorption characteristics and underlying mechanisms of the...

    Authors: Zhijun Zhang, Jing Lai, Hui Yin, Xionghan Feng, Wenfeng Tan and Fan Liu

    Citation: Geochemical Transactions 2015 16:5

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