Inorganic Solid Phases

MgSO4·2H2O (Mg[SO4][H2O]2, T = 348 K) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Mg[SO4][H2O]2
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): sanderite
  • Pearson Symbol: oP64
  • Space Group: 19
  • Phase Prototype: Mg[SO4][H2O]2
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Siemens D500 (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Cu Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters), T = 348 K (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): sulfate, hydrate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): positions of non-H atoms determined, Rietveld refinement, multiphase, wRP = 0.0652
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from MgSO4[H2O]6, amounts of MgSO4[H2O]2.4 (1-3 wt.%), powder (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Mg[SO4][H2O]2
  • Alphabetic Formula: [H2O]2Mg[SO4]
  • Published Formula: MgSO4·2H2O
  • Refined Formula: H4MgO6S
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 19,a16
  • Z Formula Units: 8
  • Density: ρ = 2.21 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_1223777

  • 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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