Inorganic Solid Phases

ZnO (p = 4.56 GPa) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): ZnO rt
  • Structure Class(es): normal adamantane structure
  • Classification by Properties: diamagnetic, ferroelectric FE, ferromagnet FM, nonmetal, piezoelectric, pyroele
  • Mineral Name(s): zincite
  • Pearson Symbol: hP4
  • Space Group: 186
  • Phase Prototype: ZnO
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer; 16 (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; STOE 4-circle (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα; λ = 0.07107 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters), p = 4.56 GPa (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): oxide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined; pressure dependence studied, least-squares refinement; 7 variables; 160 reflections; I > 2σ(I), R = 0.0179; wR = 0.0436
  • Sample Detail(s): zincite sample from synthetic, sample prepared from ZnO, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.035×0.120×0.135 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: ZnO
  • Alphabetic Formula: OZn
  • Published Formula: ZnO
  • Refined Formula: OZn
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 186,b2
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 5.85 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
U [nm2]
Type
Computed
Beq [nm2]

Anisotropic

Site
U11 [nm2]
U22 [nm2]
U33 [nm2]
2U12 [nm2]
2U13 [nm2]
2U23 [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1620839

  • 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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