Inorganic Solid Phases

Ca10F2(PO4)6 (Ca5[PO4]3F) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Ca5[PO4]3F
  • Structure Class(es): apatite family
  • Classification by Properties: nonmetal
  • Mineral Name(s): fluorapatite
  • Pearson Symbol: hP42
  • Space Group: 176
  • Phase Prototype: Ca5[PO4]3F
  • Measurement Detail(s): film (determination of cell parameters), X-rays (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): orthophosphate, fluoride
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined and structure type assigned
  • Sample Detail(s): apatite group sample from Canada, Quebec, chemical analysis; 52.40 wt.% CaO, 0.46 wt.% MgO, 40.30 wt.% P2O5, 3.26 wt.% F, 1.16 wt.% C, 1.51 wt.% CO2, 0 wt.% Na, 0 wt.% K, 3.08 wt.% SiO2, 0.60 wt.% Fe2O3, powder (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Ca5[PO4]3F
  • Alphabetic Formula: Ca5F[PO4]3
  • Published Formula: Ca10F2(PO4)6
  • Refined Formula:
  • Wyckoff Sequence:
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 3.20 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.

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1905812

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    ©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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    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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