Inorganic Solid Phases

CaSiO3 Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): CaSiO3 rt mon1
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): wollastonite 2M
  • Pearson Symbol: mP60
  • Space Group: 14
  • Phase Prototype: CaSiO3
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), X-rays, Cu Kα (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): silicate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined and structure type assigned
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from Na2Si2O5, CaCO3, MgO, Fe2O3 (hematite), SiO2, chemical analysis; 42.7(6) wt.% SiO2, 16.9(6) wt.% Fe2O3, 7.6(3) wt.% MgO, 30.8(4) wt.% CaO, 5.2(2) wt.% Na2O; amounts of Na0.47Ca1.53Mg0.52Fe0.49[Si2O7] (main phase), powder (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: CaSiO3
  • Alphabetic Formula: CaO3Si
  • Published Formula: CaSiO3
  • Refined Formula:
  • Wyckoff Sequence:
  • Z Formula Units: 12
  • Density: ρ = 2.88 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.

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1216066

  • 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.

    Data generated pre-2002: © Springer & MPDS & NIMS; post-2001: © Springer & MPDS

    All Rights Reserved. Version 2016.10.

    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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