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Framework Type Determination for Zeolite Crystals in the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database



Shujiang Yang, Mohammed Lach-hab, Iosif I. Vaisman, Estela Blaisten-Barojas, Xiang Li, Vicky L. Karen


This work provides assignment of framework type for 1391 zeolite crystal entries in the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD). Additionally, a proposed framework type is provided for a set of 27 zeolite crystals with geometrical distortions and a set of 230 crystal entries are determined either to present recording errors or insufficient information to determine if they belong to the family of zeolite crystals. Each ICSD entry is based on published work containing crystallographic information of the zeolite crystals and some physical and chemical data. Today, the Structure Commission of the International Zeolite Association recognizes crystals as belonging to the zeolite family only if their framework type has been determined. Such information is of fundamental importance for recognizing zeolite crystals, for reference, and for zeolite standards. Unfortunately framework type information is not contained in the ICSD and the tables in this work are intended to fill such gap.
J. Phys. & Chem. Ref. Data (JPCRD) -


zeolite, crystallography, framework type code, ICSD


Yang, S. , Lach-hab, M. , Vaisman, I. , Blaisten-Barojas, E. , Li, X. and Karen, V. (2010), Framework Type Determination for Zeolite Crystals in the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database, J. Phys. & Chem. Ref. Data (JPCRD), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created August 31, 2010, Updated October 12, 2021