Inorganic Solid Phases

2Mg(OH)2·MgCl2·4H2O, ht phase (Mg3Cl2[OH]4[H2O]4) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Mg3Cl2[OH]4[H2O]4
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s):
  • Pearson Symbol: mS26
  • Space Group: 12
  • Phase Prototype: Mg3(Cl0.33[H2O]0.67)6[OH]4
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Bruker AXS D8 (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Cu Kα1; λ = 0.154059 nm (determination of cell and structural parameters), T = 295 K (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): hydroxide, chloride, hydrate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): positions of non-H atoms determined, Rietveld refinement, multiphase; 62 variables, RP = 0.0190; wRP = 0.0257
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from MgO, MgCl2[H2O]6, amounts of 3Mg(OH)2·MgCl2·5H2O phase, powder (determination of cell and structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Mg3Cl2[OH]4[H2O]4
  • Alphabetic Formula: Cl2[H2O]4Mg3[OH]4
  • Published Formula: 2Mg(OH)2·MgCl2·4H2O, ht phase
  • Refined Formula: Cl2.39H9.22Mg3O7.61
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 12,i6a
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 1.91 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

Displacement Parameters

Isotropic

Site
Published
B [nm2]
Type
Computed
Beq [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1934569

  • 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.

    Data generated pre-2002: © Springer & MPDS & NIMS; post-2001: © Springer & MPDS

    All Rights Reserved. Version 2016.10.

    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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