Inorganic Solid Phases

anhydrous sepiolite (Mg2Si3O8) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Mg2Si3O8
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: mP104
  • Space Group: 14
  • Phase Prototype: *
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), X-rays, synchrotron; λ = 0.09492 nm (determination of cell parameters), T = 925 K (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): silicate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined
  • Sample Detail(s): sepiolite sample from Mexico, Durango, powder (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Mg2Si3O8
  • Alphabetic Formula: Mg2O8Si3
  • Published Formula: anhydrous sepiolite
  • Refined Formula:
  • Wyckoff Sequence:
  • Z Formula Units: 8
  • Density: ρ = 2.51 Mg·m−3

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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

Experimental Details

Reference

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1216764

  • 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

  • Credits

    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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