Inorganic Solid Phases

CaCO3 vaterite (Ca[CO3] vat) Crystal Structure

General Information

  • Phase Label(s): Ca[CO3] vat
  • Structure Class(es):
  • Classification by Properties:
  • Mineral Name(s): vaterite
  • Pearson Symbol: hP26
  • Space Group: 194
  • Phase Prototype: Ca[CO3]
  • Measurement Detail(s): precession photographs (determination of cell parameters), diffractometer and photographs; Picker (determination of structural parameters), X-rays (determination of cell and structural parameters)
  • Phase Class(es):
  • Compound Class(es): carbonate
  • Interpretation Detail(s): average structure determined, least-squares refinement; 38 reflections, R = 0.16
  • Sample Detail(s): vaterite sample from synthetic, sample prepared from CaCl2, K2CO3, amounts of calcite and aragonite, single crystal (determination of cell parameters), single crystal, 0.1 mm diameter (determination of structural parameters)

Substance Summary

  • Standard Formula: Ca[CO3]
  • Alphabetic Formula: [CO3]Ca
  • Published Formula: CaCO3 vaterite
  • Refined Formula: CCaO3
  • Wyckoff Sequence: 194,kh2a
  • Z Formula Units: 2
  • Density: ρ = 2.65 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_1600080

  • 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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