Inorganic Solid Phases

metakaolinite (Al4Si4O13.5[OH]) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Al4Si4O13.5[OH]
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: aP22
  • Space Group: 1
  • Phase Prototype: Al4Si4O13.5[OH]
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Siemens D500 (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα; λ = 0.070926 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): hydroxide, silicate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): positions of non-H atoms determined
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from Al2Si2O5[OH]4, kaolinite, thermogravimetry; 12.5 wt.% OH retained (1 of 8 OH); Al4Si4O10O3.5[OH], powder (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Al4Si4O13.5[OH]
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al4O13.5[OH]Si4
  • Published Formula: metakaolinite
  • Refined Formula: Al4HO14Si4
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 1,a22
  • Z Formula Units: 1
  • Density: ρ = 2.38 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_1603317

  • 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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    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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