Inorganic Solid Phases

Ca5(PO4)3F, S (Ca5[PO4]3F) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Ca5[PO4]3F
  • Structure Class(es): apatite family
  • Classification by Properties: nonmetal
  • Mineral Name(s): fluorapatite
  • Pearson Symbol: hP42
  • Space Group: 176
  • Phase Prototype: Ca5[PO4]3F
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell and structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): orthophosphate, fluoride
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, full-matrix least-squares refinement; F > 3σ(F), R = 0.016; wR = 0.028
  • Sample Detail(s): fluorapatite sample from synthetic, chemical analysis; 0.74 wt.% Mn, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.33 mm diameter (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Ca5[PO4]3F
  • Alphabetic Formula: Ca5F[PO4]3
  • Published Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F, S
  • Refined Formula: Ca5FO12P3
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 176,ih4fa
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 3.20 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

Anisotropic

Site
β11 [nm2]
β22 [nm2]
β33 [nm2]
β12 [nm2]
β13 [nm2]
β23 [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1610869

  • 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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