Inorganic Solid Phases

Si5.642B0.358B3Al6Al1.810Mn2+0.074Li1.116Na0.579Ca0.045O27(OH)3.932F0.068 (Na0.57Li1.26Ca0.14Mn0.29Al7.61Si6[BO3]3O18.50[OH]2.87F0.63) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Na0.57Li1.26Ca0.14Mn0.29Al7.61Si6[BO3]3O18.50[OH]2.87F0.63
  • Structure Class(es): tourmaline family
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): elbaite
  • Pearson Symbol: hR150
  • Space Group: 160
  • Phase Prototype: NaMg3Al6Si6[BO3]3O18[OH]3F
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer; 25 (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Bruker AXS P4 (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): orthoborate, hydroxide, silicate, fluoride
  • Interpretation Detail(s): positions of non-H and part of H atoms determined, least-squares refinement; 1107 reflections, R = 0.0220; wR = 0.0524
  • Sample Detail(s): elbaite sample from Myanmar (Burma), Shan State, Momeik, Kat Chay mine, electron microprobe analysis, Mössbauer spectroscopy; Si5.642B0.358B3Al6Al1.810Mn2+0.074Li1.116Na0.579Ca0.045O27[OH]3.932F0.068, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.2 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Na0.58Li1.116Ca0.042Mn0.074Al7.81Si5.642B0.358[BO3]3O18[OH]3.932F0.068
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al7.81B0.358[BO3]3Ca0.042F0.068Li1.116Mn0.074Na0.58O18[OH]3.932Si5.642
  • Published Formula: Si5.642B0.358B3Al6Al1.810Mn2+0.074Li1.116Na0.579Ca0.045O27(OH)3.932F0.068
  • Refined Formula: Al7.81B3.36Ca0.04H4Li1.12Mn0.08Na0.58O31Si5.64
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 160,c6b6a
  • Z Formula Units: 3
  • Density: ρ = 3.03 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_1222266

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

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

    villars.mpds@bluewin.ch

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    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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