Inorganic Solid Phases

Cu6Fe2SnS8 Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Cu6Fe2SnS8
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): mawsonite
  • Pearson Symbol: tP17
  • Space Group: 115
  • Phase Prototype: Cu6Fe2SnS8
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer; 90 (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα1; λ = 0.070926 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters), T = 293 K (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): sulfide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, least-squares refinement; 1004 reflections; I > 1.65σ(I), R = 0.037
  • Sample Detail(s): mawsonite sample from Canada, Ontario, Timmins, Kidd Creek mine, electron microprobe analysis; 44.0 wt.% Cu, 28.8 wt.% S, 13.7 wt.% Sn, 12.9 wt.% Fe, 1.1 wt.% Se, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.005×0.2×0.3 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
  • Alphabetic Formula: Cu6Fe2S8Sn
  • Published Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
  • Refined Formula: Cu6Fe2S8Sn
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 115,kjigdba
  • Z Formula Units: 1
  • Density: ρ = 4.65 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

Isotropic

Site
Published
B [nm2]
Type
Computed
Beq [nm2]

Anisotropic

Site
U11 [nm2]
U22 [nm2]
U33 [nm2]
U12 [nm2]
U13 [nm2]
U23 [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1611141

  • 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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