Inorganic Solid Phases

Ca3Al1.6Fe0.4Si3O12 (Ca3Fe0.1Al1.9[SiO4]3) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Ca3Fe0.1Al1.9[SiO4]3
  • Structure Class(es): garnet family
  • Classification by Properties: nonmetal
  • Mineral Name(s): grossular
  • Pearson Symbol: cI160
  • Space Group: 230
  • Phase Prototype: Ca3Al2[SiO4]3
  • Measurement Detail(s): film (determination of cell parameters), X-rays, Cu Kα1; λ = 0.15373 nm (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): orthosilicate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined and structure type assigned
  • Sample Detail(s): hessonite sample from Italy, Alps, Piedmont, Alpe Mussa, sample prepared from hessonite, chemical analysis; 38.12-38.94 wt.% SiO2, 17.42-18.35 wt.% Al2O3, 7.17-7.62 wt.% Fe2O3, 0.13-0.56 wt.% MnO, 34.76-35.40 wt.% CaO, 0.02-0.37 wt.% MgO, 0.34-0.42 wt.% Na2O (data quoted from the literature), powder (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Ca3Fe0.4Al1.6[SiO4]3
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al1.6Ca3Fe0.4[SiO4]3
  • Published Formula: Ca3Al1.6Fe0.4Si3O12
  • Refined Formula:
  • Wyckoff Sequence:
  • Z Formula Units: 8
  • Density: ρ = 3.65 Mg·m−3

Crystallographic Data

Cell Parameters

Published Data
Standardized Data
Unit Cell
Niggli-Reduced Cell
Space Group
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b
c
α
β
γ
a/b
b/c
c/a
V

Atom Coordinates

Standardized

Site
Element
Wyckoff Symbol
Symmetry
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Y
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Occupation
Co-ord. No.
Atomic Env.

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1713522

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    ©Springer & Material Phases Data System (MPDS), Switzerland & National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, 2016

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    Pierre Villars, Material Phases Data System (MPDS), CH-6354 Vitznau, Switzerland

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