Inorganic Solid Phases

Na0.551Ca0.459Mg0.372Fe0.028Al0.666Si1.924O6 (Na0.55Ca0.4Mg0.4Fe0.1Al0.55Si2O6) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Na0.55Ca0.4Mg0.4Fe0.1Al0.55Si2O6
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): omphacite
  • Pearson Symbol: mS40
  • Space Group: 15
  • Phase Prototype: CaMgSi2O6
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Philips PW1100 (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα; λ = 0.07107 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): silicate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, least-squares refinement; 564 reflections; I > 5σ(I), R = 0.016
  • Sample Detail(s): clinopyroxene sample from South Africa, Bobbejaan mine, electron microprobe analysis; 54.80 wt.% SiO2, 16.10 wt.% Al2O3, 0.07 wt.% TiO2, 0.03 wt.% Cr2O3, 1.06 wt.% Fe2O3, 7.10 wt.% MgO, 0.02 wt.% MnO, 12.20 wt.% CaO, 8.10 wt.% Na2O, single crystal (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Na0.5Ca0.5Mg0.4Fe0.03Al0.7Si1.9O6
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al0.7Ca0.5Fe0.03Mg0.4Na0.5O6Si1.9
  • Published Formula: Na0.551Ca0.459Mg0.372Fe0.028Al0.666Si1.924O6
  • Refined Formula: Al0.68Ca0.45Fe0.03Mg0.37Na0.55O6Si1.92
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 15,f4e2
  • Z Formula Units: 4
  • Density: ρ = 3.36 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
B [nm2]
Type
Computed
Beq [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1213152

  • 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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