Inorganic Solid Phases

kamacite, Fe (Fe rt) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Fe rt
  • Structure Class(es): b.c.c. atom arrangement
  • Classification by Properties: ferromagnet FM, metal, superconductor
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: cI2
  • Space Group: 229
  • Phase Prototype: W
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; STOE IPDS II (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): chemical element
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, least-squares refinement on F2; 7 reflections; F > 4σ(F), R = 0.012
  • Sample Detail(s): kamacite sample from meteorite Indarch, electron microprobe analysis; kamacite on rudashevskyite crystal with composition (Fe0.61Zn0.35Mn0.04Cu0.01)S1.00, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), twinned crystal, 0.020×0.030×0.030 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Fe
  • Alphabetic Formula: Fe
  • Published Formula: kamacite, Fe
  • Refined Formula: Fe
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 229,a
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 7.88 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.

Published

Site
Element
Wyckoff Symbol
Symmetry
X
Y
Z
Occupation

Displacement Parameters

Isotropic

Site
Published
U [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_1221650

  • 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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