Inorganic Solid Phases

Co(Al1−xCox)2O4, x= 0.6 (CoAl2O4) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): CoAl2O4
  • Structure Class(es): spinel family
  • Classification by Properties: intermediate valence, metal, nonmetal, spin glass
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: cF56
  • Space Group: 227
  • Phase Prototype: MgAl2O4
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; PANalytical X'Pert PRO MPD (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Co Kα; λ = 0.178919 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): oxide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined; composition dependence studied, Rietveld refinement, RB = 0.022
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from CoO, Al2O3, Co3O4, amounts of CoO (2 wt.%), powder (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Co2.2Al0.8O4
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al0.8Co2.2O4
  • Published Formula: Co(Al1−xCox)2O4, x= 0.6
  • Refined Formula: Al0.84Co2.16O4
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 227,ecb
  • Z Formula Units: 8
  • Density: ρ = 5.39 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
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Y
Z
Occupation
Co-ord. No.
Atomic Env.

Published

Site
Element
Wyckoff Symbol
Symmetry
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Y
Z
Occupation

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1821789

  • 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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