Inorganic Solid Phases

Al2SiO5 (Al2[SiO4]O and) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Al2[SiO4]O and
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): andalusite
  • Pearson Symbol: oP32
  • Space Group: 58
  • Phase Prototype: Al2[SiO4]O
  • Measurement Detail(s): oscillation photographs (determination of cell parameters), X-rays (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): orthosilicate, oxide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined and structure type assigned
  • Sample Detail(s): mullite sample from synthetic, chemical analysis; 69.68 % wt. Al2O3, 28.35 % wt. SiO2, 0.60 % wt. Cr2O3, 0.50 % wt. CaO, 0.33 % wt. Fe2O3; small amounts of MgO, TiO2, MnO, single crystal (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Al2[SiO4]O
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al2O[SiO4]
  • Published Formula: Al2SiO5
  • Refined Formula:
  • Wyckoff Sequence:
  • Z Formula Units: 4
  • Density: ρ = 3.15 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_1610057

  • 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

  • Credits

    SpringerMaterials Release 2016.

    Data generated pre-2002: © Springer & MPDS & NIMS; post-2001: © Springer & MPDS

    All Rights Reserved. Version 2016.10.

    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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