Inorganic Solid Phases

CaAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2 (CaAl4Si2O10[OH]2) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): CaAl4Si2O10[OH]2
  • Structure Class(es): mica family
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): margarite
  • Pearson Symbol: mS76
  • Space Group: 15
  • Phase Prototype: KAl2(Al0.25Si0.75)4O10[OH]2-a
  • Measurement Detail(s): precession photographs (determination of cell parameters), X-rays, Cu Kα; λ = 0.15418 nm (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): hydroxide, silicate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined and structure type assigned
  • Sample Detail(s): margarite sample from Madagascar (Malagasy Republic), Margarita field, sample prepared from margarite, single crystal (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: CaAl4Si2O10[OH]2
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al4CaO10[OH]2Si2
  • Published Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2
  • Refined Formula:
  • Wyckoff Sequence:
  • Z Formula Units: 4
  • 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.

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1500808

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    ©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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    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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