Inorganic Solid Phases

K8Li2.67Ge43.33 (K4Li0.5Ge21.88) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): K4Li0.5Ge21.88
  • Structure Class(es): clathrate
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: cP54
  • Space Group: 223
  • Phase Prototype: Na4Si23
  • Measurement Detail(s): Guinier film (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Rigaku R-AXIS SPIDER (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Cu Kα1; λ = 0.154056 nm (determination of cell parameters), X-rays, Ag Kα; λ = 0.056087 nm (determination of structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): intermetallic
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, full-matrix least-squares refinement on F; 28 variables; 850 reflections; F > 4σ(F), R = 0.025
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from K4Ge9, LiGe, Ge, inductive coupled plasma method; 8.61 wt.% K, 0.50 wt.% Li, 87.97 wt.% Ge; amounts of α-Ge, powder (determination of cell parameters), single crystal (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: K4Li1.33Ge21.67
  • Alphabetic Formula: Ge21.67K4Li1.33
  • Published Formula: K8Li2.67Ge43.33
  • Refined Formula: Ge21.80K4Li1.07
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 223,k2idca
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 4.62 Mg·m−3

Crystallographic Data

Cell Parameters

Published Data
Standardized Data
Unit Cell
Niggli-Reduced Cell
Space Group
a
b
c
α
β
γ
a/b
b/c
c/a
V

Atom Coordinates

Standardized

Site
Element
Wyckoff Symbol
Symmetry
X
Y
Z
Occupation
Co-ord. No.
Atomic Env.

Published

Site
Element
Wyckoff Symbol
Symmetry
X
Y
Z
Occupation

Displacement Parameters

Isotropic

Site
Published
U [nm2]
Type
Computed
Beq [nm2]

Anisotropic

Site
U11 [nm2]
U22 [nm2]
U33 [nm2]
U12 [nm2]
U13 [nm2]
U23 [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1022301

  • Copyright

    ©Springer & Material Phases Data System (MPDS), Switzerland & National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, 2016

  • Chief Editor

    Pierre Villars, Material Phases Data System (MPDS), CH-6354 Vitznau, Switzerland

    villars.mpds@bluewin.ch

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    SpringerMaterials Release 2016.

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    All Rights Reserved. Version 2016.10.

    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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