Inorganic Solid Phases

20 wt.% PuC 80 wt.% UC (U0.8Pu0.2C) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): U0.8Pu0.2C
  • Structure Class(es): rocksalt family
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: cF8
  • Space Group: 225
  • Phase Prototype: NaCl
  • Measurement Detail(s): Debye-Scherrer film (determination of cell parameters), X-rays, Cu Kα (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): carbide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined and type with fixed coordinates assigned; composition dependence studied
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from UC, PuC, Carbowax 4000, chemical analysis, microprobe analysis; 83.20(50) wt.% U, 15.71(400) wt.% Pu, 4.61 wt.% C, 0.17 wt.% O; trace amounts of Pu2C3, powder (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: U0.8Pu0.2C
  • Alphabetic Formula: CPu0.2U0.8
  • Published Formula: 20 wt.% PuC 80 wt.% UC
  • Refined Formula: CPu0.20U0.80
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 225,ba
  • Z Formula Units: 4
  • Density: ρ = 13.63 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_1921414

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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

    villars.mpds@bluewin.ch

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