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Title: Materials Data on MgAl6O10 by Materials Project

Abstract

MgAl6O10 is beta indium sulfide-derived structured and crystallizes in the monoclinic Cm space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are four inequivalent Mg2+ sites. In the first Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with eleven AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 54–67°. There are a spread of Mg–O bond distances ranging from 1.88–2.00 Å. In the second Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with twelve AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 57–63°. There are a spread of Mg–O bond distances ranging from 1.90–1.96 Å. In the third Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with twelve AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 53–63°. There are a spread of Mg–O bond distances ranging from 1.92–2.03 Å. In the fourth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with twelve AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 56–62°. There are three shorter (1.93 Å) and one longer (2.08 Å) Mg–O bond lengths. There aremore » nineteen inequivalent Al3+ sites. In the first Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 55–58°. There is three shorter (1.76 Å) and one longer (1.86 Å) Al–O bond length. In the second Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six AlO4 tetrahedra and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.88–1.98 Å. In the third Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six AlO4 tetrahedra and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.86–2.02 Å. In the fourth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 46–58°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.75–1.87 Å. In the fifth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share a cornercorner with one MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with five AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with four AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.81–2.02 Å. In the sixth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six AlO4 tetrahedra and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.82–2.05 Å. In the seventh Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 56–62°. There is one shorter (1.76 Å) and three longer (1.90 Å) Al–O bond length. In the eighth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with three equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.84–2.03 Å. In the ninth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share a cornercorner with one AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with five MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.87–1.96 Å. In the tenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with four MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.89–2.00 Å. In the eleventh Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 49–60°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.77–1.89 Å. In the twelfth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six MgO4 tetrahedra and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There is three shorter (1.87 Å) and three longer (1.98 Å) Al–O bond length. In the thirteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share a cornercorner with one AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with five MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.86–1.96 Å. In the fourteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with four MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.89–2.00 Å. In the fifteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with four AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.85–2.02 Å. In the sixteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with four AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.85–2.03 Å. In the seventeenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with three equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There is three shorter (1.83 Å) and three longer (2.02 Å) Al–O bond length. In the eighteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 54–59°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.78–1.85 Å. In the nineteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 54–59°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.78–1.83 Å. There are thirty inequivalent O2- sites. In the first O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the second O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the third O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the fourth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the fifth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted edge-sharing OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the sixth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted edge-sharing OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the seventh O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the eighth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a trigonal planar geometry to one Mg2+ and two equivalent Al3+ atoms. In the ninth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the tenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the eleventh O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the twelfth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the thirteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the fourteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form distorted corner-sharing OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids. In the fifteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the sixteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the seventeenth O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form distorted OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids that share a cornercorner with one OMgAl3 tetrahedra, corners with three OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids, and an edgeedge with one OAl4 trigonal pyramid. In the eighteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form a mixture of distorted corner and edge-sharing OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the nineteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twentieth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-first O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form distorted corner-sharing OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-second O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-third O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted OAl4 trigonal pyramids that share corners with four OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids, an edgeedge with one OMgAl3 tetrahedra, and edges with two equivalent OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-fourth O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form OMgAl3 tetrahedra that share corners with three OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids and edges with three OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-fifth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal pyramidal geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-sixth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted OAl4 trigonal pyramids that share corners with three OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids, an edgeedge with one OMgAl3 tetrahedra, and edges with two OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-seventh O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-eighth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-ninth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the thirtieth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). LBNL Materials Project
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
Contributing Org.:
MIT; UC Berkeley; Duke; U Louvain
OSTI Identifier:
1263438
Report Number(s):
mp-532405
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231; EDCBEE
Resource Type:
Data
Resource Relation:
Related Information: https://materialsproject.org/citing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; crystal structure; MgAl6O10; Al-Mg-O

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title = {Materials Data on MgAl6O10 by Materials Project},
author = {The Materials Project},
abstractNote = {MgAl6O10 is beta indium sulfide-derived structured and crystallizes in the monoclinic Cm space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are four inequivalent Mg2+ sites. In the first Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with eleven AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 54–67°. There are a spread of Mg–O bond distances ranging from 1.88–2.00 Å. In the second Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with twelve AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 57–63°. There are a spread of Mg–O bond distances ranging from 1.90–1.96 Å. In the third Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with twelve AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 53–63°. There are a spread of Mg–O bond distances ranging from 1.92–2.03 Å. In the fourth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form MgO4 tetrahedra that share corners with twelve AlO6 octahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 56–62°. There are three shorter (1.93 Å) and one longer (2.08 Å) Mg–O bond lengths. There are nineteen inequivalent Al3+ sites. In the first Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 55–58°. There is three shorter (1.76 Å) and one longer (1.86 Å) Al–O bond length. In the second Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six AlO4 tetrahedra and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.88–1.98 Å. In the third Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six AlO4 tetrahedra and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.86–2.02 Å. In the fourth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 46–58°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.75–1.87 Å. In the fifth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share a cornercorner with one MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with five AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with four AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.81–2.02 Å. In the sixth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six AlO4 tetrahedra and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.82–2.05 Å. In the seventh Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 56–62°. There is one shorter (1.76 Å) and three longer (1.90 Å) Al–O bond length. In the eighth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with three equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.84–2.03 Å. In the ninth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share a cornercorner with one AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with five MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.87–1.96 Å. In the tenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with four MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.89–2.00 Å. In the eleventh Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 49–60°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.77–1.89 Å. In the twelfth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with six MgO4 tetrahedra and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There is three shorter (1.87 Å) and three longer (1.98 Å) Al–O bond length. In the thirteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share a cornercorner with one AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with five MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.86–1.96 Å. In the fourteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, corners with four MgO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.89–2.00 Å. In the fifteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with four AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.85–2.02 Å. In the sixteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with four AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with five AlO6 octahedra. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.85–2.03 Å. In the seventeenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to six O2- atoms to form AlO6 octahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgO4 tetrahedra, corners with three equivalent AlO4 tetrahedra, and edges with six AlO6 octahedra. There is three shorter (1.83 Å) and three longer (2.02 Å) Al–O bond length. In the eighteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 54–59°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.78–1.85 Å. In the nineteenth Al3+ site, Al3+ is bonded to four O2- atoms to form corner-sharing AlO4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 54–59°. There are a spread of Al–O bond distances ranging from 1.78–1.83 Å. There are thirty inequivalent O2- sites. In the first O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the second O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the third O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the fourth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the fifth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted edge-sharing OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the sixth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted edge-sharing OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the seventh O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the eighth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a trigonal planar geometry to one Mg2+ and two equivalent Al3+ atoms. In the ninth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the tenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the eleventh O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the twelfth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the thirteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the fourteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form distorted corner-sharing OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids. In the fifteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the sixteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the seventeenth O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form distorted OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids that share a cornercorner with one OMgAl3 tetrahedra, corners with three OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids, and an edgeedge with one OAl4 trigonal pyramid. In the eighteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form a mixture of distorted corner and edge-sharing OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the nineteenth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twentieth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-first O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form distorted corner-sharing OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-second O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-third O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted OAl4 trigonal pyramids that share corners with four OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids, an edgeedge with one OMgAl3 tetrahedra, and edges with two equivalent OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-fourth O2- site, O2- is bonded to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms to form OMgAl3 tetrahedra that share corners with three OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids and edges with three OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-fifth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted trigonal pyramidal geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-sixth O2- site, O2- is bonded to four Al3+ atoms to form distorted OAl4 trigonal pyramids that share corners with three OMgAl3 trigonal pyramids, an edgeedge with one OMgAl3 tetrahedra, and edges with two OAl4 trigonal pyramids. In the twenty-seventh O2- site, O2- is bonded in a distorted rectangular see-saw-like geometry to one Mg2+ and three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-eighth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms. In the twenty-ninth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a rectangular see-saw-like geometry to four Al3+ atoms. In the thirtieth O2- site, O2- is bonded in a trigonal planar geometry to three Al3+ atoms.},
doi = {10.17188/1263438},
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year = {2020},
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