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The Chemical Educator

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 33–36 | Cite as

First-Year Undergraduate Laboratory Experiments with Zeolites

  • Daniel J. Williams
  • Benjamin E. Huck
  • Angus P. Wilkinson
Laboratories and Demonstrations

Abstract

The synthesis of Zeolite A or Linde Type A zeolite is described as an undergraduate laboratory geared for the first-year student in general chemistry. The procedure describes the synthesis, isolation, and various qualitative and quantitative characterization methods related to the material’s water-softening ability.

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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel J. Williams
    • 1
  • Benjamin E. Huck
    • 2
  • Angus P. Wilkinson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryKennesaw State UniversityKennesawUSA
  2. 2.School of Chemistry and BiochemistryGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta

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