The Lattice Parameters of α-Alumina and Chromic Oxide

A. H. Jay and W. T. Wilde1
Central Research Department, The United Steel Companies Limited, Stocksbridge, near Sheffield
Refractories Department, Sheffield University
1Recently killed by enemy action.

Summary: Pure α-alumina and chromic oxide have been examined by means of the X-rag powder method. Tables are given showing intensities, indices (hexagonal and rhombohedral), and sinθ values from which accurate parameter values were calculated.

This paper is published by kind permission of Dr. T. Swinden, The United Steel Companies Limited, and Dr. Rees, The University, Sheffield.

Mineralogical Magazine; December 1944 v. 27; no. 187; p. 56-58; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1944.027.187.03
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