Inorganic Materials

, Volume 52, Issue 12, pp 1250–1253 | Cite as

Preparation of a mixed Mg–Si cellosolvate

  • I. E. Strelnikova
  • E. E. Grinberg
  • Yu. I. Levin
  • A. E. Amelina
  • V. I. Rakhlin


We have studied reactions of metallic magnesium with ethyl cellosolve and a mixture of ethyl cellosolve and tetraethyl orthosilicate and demonstrated the possibility of preparing a mixed magnesium–silicon cellosolvate that can be used as a precursor for the synthesis of forsterite and enstatite.


sol–gel method cellosolvate forsterite enstatite 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. E. Strelnikova
    • 1
  • E. E. Grinberg
    • 2
  • Yu. I. Levin
    • 2
  • A. E. Amelina
    • 2
  • V. I. Rakhlin
    • 3
  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.ZAO EKOS-1, ElektrozavodskayaMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Favorskii Institute of Chemistry, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesIrkutskRussia

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