Inorganic Solid Phases

Fe4.40Ni4.57Co0.03S8 (FeCo4Ni4S8) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): FeCo4Ni4S8
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties: Pauli paramagnet, metal
  • Mineral Name(s): cobaltpentlandite/pentlandite
  • Pearson Symbol: cF68
  • Space Group: 225
  • Phase Prototype: Co9S8
  • Measurement Detail(s): diffractometer; Rigaku RAD-IIIA (determination of structural parameters), X-rays (determination of structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): sulfide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, R = 0.0411
  • Sample Detail(s): pentlandite sample from Canada, Ontario, Sudbury, electron microprobe analysis; Co0.18Fe25.88Ni26.88S47.06, powder (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Fe4.40Co0.03Ni4.57S8
  • Alphabetic Formula: Co0.03Fe4.40Ni4.57S8
  • Published Formula: Fe4.40Ni4.57Co0.03S8
  • Refined Formula: Co0.27Fe4.32Ni4.41S8
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 225,feca
  • Z Formula Units: 4
  • Density: ρ = 4.98 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]

Anisotropic

Site
β11 [nm2]
β22 [nm2]
β33 [nm2]
β12 [nm2]
β13 [nm2]
β23 [nm2]

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_2070362

  • 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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    Project Coordinator: Shuichi Iwata

    Section-Editor: Karin Cenzual (Crystal Structures)

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