Inorganic Solid Phases

Mg1.8Si (Mg3Si1.67) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Mg3Si1.67
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: hP18
  • Space Group: 176
  • Phase Prototype: Mg3Si1.67
  • Measurement Detail(s): electron diffraction and HREM (determination of cell parameters), electron diffraction and microscopy; FEI-Philips CM30 UT (determination of structural parameters), electrons (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): silicide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, least-squares refinement; I > 2σ(I)
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from 6082 Mg-Al-Si alloy, single crystal (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Mg9Si5
  • Alphabetic Formula: Mg9Si5
  • Published Formula: Mg1.8Si
  • Refined Formula: Mg9Si5
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 176,ihfed
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 2.30 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_1819013

  • 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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