Inorganic Solid Phases

Mg0.388Al2.408O4 (MgAl2O4) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): MgAl2O4
  • Structure Class(es): spinel family
  • Classification by Properties: ferrimagnet FiM, metal, semiconductor, superconductor
  • Mineral Name(s): spinel
  • Pearson Symbol: cF56
  • Space Group: 227
  • Phase Prototype: MgAl2O4
  • Measurement Detail(s): automatic diffractometer; 22 (determination of cell parameters), automatic diffractometer; Siemens AED2 (determination of structural parameters), X-rays, Mo Kα (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): oxide
  • Interpretation Detail(s): complete structure determined, least-squares refinement; I > 5σ(I), R = 0.037
  • Sample Detail(s): sample prepared from Al, MgO, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.15×0.27×0.34 mm3 (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Mg0.388Al2.408O4
  • Alphabetic Formula: Al2.408Mg0.388O4
  • Published Formula: Mg0.388Al2.408O4
  • Refined Formula: Al2.41Mg0.39O4
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 227,ecb
  • Z Formula Units: 8
  • Density: ρ = 3.62 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

Anisotropic

Site
U11 [nm2]
U22 [nm2]
U33 [nm2]
U12 [nm2]
U13 [nm2]
U23 [nm2]

Powder Pattern

published defraction line
d [Å]
computed diffraction line for Cu Kα
d [nm]
intensity
I [1]
h [1]
k [1]
l [1]
Radiation
Remark

Experimental Details

Reference

3D Interactive Structure

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  • Database name

    PAULING FILE Multinaries Edition – 2012

  • Dataset ID

    sd_1400450

  • 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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