Inorganic Solid Phases

MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2(H2O)6·2H2O (MgAl2[PO4]2[OH]2[H2O]8) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): MgAl2[PO4]2[OH]2[H2O]8
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): gordonite
  • Pearson Symbol: aP23
  • Space Group: 2
  • Phase Prototype: MnFe2[PO4]2[OH]2[H2O]8
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer; 25 (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Nicolet R3m (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): hydroxide, orthophosphate, hydrate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, least-squares refinement; 134 variables; F > 3σ(F), R = 0.0560; wR = 0.0581
  • Sample Detail(s): gordonite sample from (U.S.A. Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution), single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.14×0.21×0.31 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: MgAl2[PO4]2[OH]2[H2O]8
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al2[H2O]8Mg[OH]2[PO4]2
  • Published Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2(H2O)6·2H2O
  • Refined Formula: Al2H18MgO18P2
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 2,i10hca
  • Z Formula Units: 1
  • Density: ρ = 2.22 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]
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_1624019

  • 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.

    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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