Example – Portlandite, Ca(OH)2

Named because the material is a common product of hydration of portland cement.

A nuclear magnetic resonance determination of the hydrogen positions in Ca(OH)2, T = 25 °C

Henderson D M, Gutowsky H S
American Mineralogist 47 (1962) 1231-1251





CaO6 octahedra (blue)


3D rotatable model of Portlandite

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