Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 91, Issue 1, pp 697–701 | Cite as

Crystallographic and magnetic order analysis of a banded limonite

  • D. A. Rice
  • J. D. Cashion
  • S. Bocquet
Geology, Mineralogy, and Archeology


Mössbauer and XRD studies of the light and dark brown parts of a banded limonite showed the presence of kaolinite in the light brown regions. Relaxation behaviour was very well described by a recently proposed model based on magnetic ordering of clusters. The difference in relaxation behaviour of the samples was attributed to different concentrations of non-magnetic impurities.


Thin Film Kaolinite Magnetic Order Relaxation Behaviour Limonite 


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© J.C. Baltzer AG, Science Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Rice
    • 1
  • J. D. Cashion
    • 1
  • S. Bocquet
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia

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