The disclosure is directed to sorbent compositions for removing reduced sulfur species (e.g., H.sub.2 S, COS and CS.sub.2) a feed stream. The sorbent is formed from a multi-phase composition including a zinc titanate phase and a zinc oxide-aluminate phase. The sorbent composition is substantially free of unreacted alumina.
This invention also was made with United States Government support under Grant number DE-FG02-96ER82189 awarded by the Department of Energy. Consequently, the United States Government has certain rights in this invention.