Inorganic Solid Phases

3Mg(OH,F)·BO3 (Mg3[BO3][OH]1.5F1.5) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Mg3[BO3][OH]1.5F1.5
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): fluoborite/hydroxylborite
  • Pearson Symbol: hP20
  • Space Group: 176
  • Phase Prototype: Mg3[BO3]([OH]0.71F0.29)3
  • Measurement Detail(s): rotation and Weissenberg photographs (determination of cell and structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα; λ = 0.0710 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): orthoborate, hydroxide, fluoride
  • Interpretation Detail(s): positions of non-H atoms determined, trial-and-error
  • Sample Detail(s): fluoborite sample from Sweden, Västmanland, Norberg, Tallgruvan, sample prepared from fluoborite, single crystal (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Mg3[BO3][OH]2.12F0.88
  • Alphabetic Formula: [BO3]F0.88Mg3[OH]2.12
  • Published Formula: 3Mg(OH,F)·BO3
  • Refined Formula: BF0.88H2.12Mg3O5.12
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 176,h3c
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 2.82 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

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1500382

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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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