Inorganic Solid Phases

HAuCl4·4H2O (HAuCl4[H2O]4) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): HAuCl4[H2O]4
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: mS22
  • Space Group: 12
  • Phase Prototype: HAuCl4[H2O]4
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; U.S.A. Illinois, Argonne National Laboratory, Intense Pulsed Neutron Source, SCD (determination of structural parameters), neutrons (determination of cell parameters), neutrons; λ = 0.1052 nm (determination of structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): chloride, hydrate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, least-squares refinement; 853 reflections, R = 0.097
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from Au, aqua regia (HNO3/HCl), single crystal (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: HAuCl4[H2O]4
  • Alphabetic Formula: AuCl4H[H2O]4
  • Published Formula: HAuCl4·4H2O
  • Refined Formula: AuCl4H9O4
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 12,ji3a
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 2.89 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

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1812394

  • 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.

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    All Rights Reserved. Version 2016.10.

    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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