Kaliophilite structure determination highlighted in Science!

Pisa, 19/01/2021 The paper byMugnaioli et al. published on IUCrJ on the crystal structure determination of Kaliophilite mineral, unknown since 180 years, has been highlighted in the “Editor Choice” of Science as a remarkable achievement of mineralogy. The existence of kaliophilite was attested in 1839, at the dawn of modern mineralogy.

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The Center for Nanotechnology Innovation (CNI) is an interdisciplinary R&D center dedicated to the investigation and exploitation of phenomena at the nanoscale. The center is embedded in the NEST laboratories of the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa and is part of the network of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) whose headquarters are in Genova. CNI research lines span from molecular medicine to new nano-diagnostic, from 2D materials engineering and design to electron crystallography and new advanced microscopy methods

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