Inorganic Solid Phases

nepheline (K0.54Na3.4Ca0.03Al4[SiO4]4, T = 881 K) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): K0.54Na3.4Ca0.03Al4[SiO4]4
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): nepheline
  • Pearson Symbol: hP60
  • Space Group: 173
  • Phase Prototype: K0.9(Na0.97Ca0.03)3Al4[SiO4]4
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Buerger-Supper Pace-Picker (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters), T = 881 K (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): orthosilicate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined; temperature dependence studied, full-matrix least-squares refinement, R = 0.053
  • Sample Detail(s): nepheline sample from Canada, Ontario, Bancroft, York River, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.17×0.27×0.43 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: K0.78Na2.97Ca0.04Al3.54Si4.46O16
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al3.54Ca0.04K0.78Na2.97O16Si4.46
  • Published Formula: nepheline
  • Refined Formula: Al3.54Ca0.04K0.78Na2.96O16Si4.46
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 173,c9b2a
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 2.54 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_1415645

  • 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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