Inorganic Solid Phases

Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12·2H2O, cyanotrichite (Cu2Al[SO4]0.5[OH]6[H2O]) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Cu2Al[SO4]0.5[OH]6[H2O]
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): cyanotrichite
  • Pearson Symbol: mS46
  • Space Group: 12
  • Phase Prototype: Cu2Al[SO4]0.5[OH]6[H2O]
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer (determination of cell parameters), X-rays, synchrotron; λ = 0.100046 nm (determination of cell parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): hydroxide, sulfate, hydrate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): cell parameters determined
  • Sample Detail(s): cyanotrichite sample from China, Guizhou Province, Dachang, wavelength-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy; 49.38 wt.% CuO, 15.82 wt.% Al2O3, 12.43 wt.% SO3, 22.37 wt.% H2O; amounts of monoclinic1 modification, powder (determination of cell parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Cu4Al2[SO4][OH]12[H2O]2
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al2[H2O]2Cu4[OH]12[SO4]
  • Published Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12·2H2O, cyanotrichite
  • Refined Formula:
  • Wyckoff Sequence:
  • Z Formula Units:
  • Density:

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Crystallographic Data

Cell Parameters

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Experimental Details

Reference

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1239351

  • 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

  • Credits

    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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