Inorganic Solid Phases

BeMg3Al8O16 (Mg3BeAl8O16) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Mg3BeAl8O16
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): magnesiotaaffeite-2N'2S
  • Pearson Symbol: hP56
  • Space Group: 186
  • Phase Prototype: Mg3BeAl8O16
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer; 25 (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Syntex P21 (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): oxide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, full-matrix least-squares refinement; 903 reflections; F2 > 3σ(F2)
  • Sample Detail(s): taprobanite sample from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Taprobane, atomic absorption spectroscopy, electron microprobe analysis; Be1.94Mg5.92Fe0.19Al15.94Cr0.02O32, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.1×0.1×0.15 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Mg3BeAl8O16
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al8BeMg3O16
  • Published Formula: BeMg3Al8O16
  • Refined Formula: Al8BeMg3O16
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 186,c6b7a3
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 3.59 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

Powder Pattern

published defraction line
d [Å]
computed diffraction line for Cu Kα
d [nm]
intensity
I [1]
h [1]
k [1]
l [1]
Radiation
Remark

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1625419

  • 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.

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    All Rights Reserved. Version 2016.10.

    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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