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Title: Materials Data on Ca7GeN6 by Materials Project

Abstract

Ca7GeN6 crystallizes in the orthorhombic Pbcn space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are four inequivalent Ca2+ sites. In the first Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded to five N3- atoms to form distorted CaN5 trigonal bipyramids that share a cornercorner with one GeN4 tetrahedra, corners with six equivalent CaN5 trigonal bipyramids, an edgeedge with one GeN4 tetrahedra, and edges with three CaN5 trigonal bipyramids. There are a spread of Ca–N bond distances ranging from 2.31–2.78 Å. In the second Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded to five N3- atoms to form distorted CaN5 trigonal bipyramids that share a cornercorner with one GeN4 tetrahedra, corners with six equivalent CaN5 trigonal bipyramids, an edgeedge with one GeN4 tetrahedra, and edges with three CaN5 trigonal bipyramids. There are a spread of Ca–N bond distances ranging from 2.37–2.87 Å. In the third Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to five N3- atoms. There are a spread of Ca–N bond distances ranging from 2.35–3.00 Å. In the fourth Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded in a 4-coordinate geometry to four N3- atoms. There are two shorter (2.48 Å) and two longer (2.56 Å) Ca–N bond lengths. Ge4+ is bonded to four N3- atoms tomore » form GeN4 tetrahedra that share corners with four CaN5 trigonal bipyramids and edges with four CaN5 trigonal bipyramids. There is two shorter (1.90 Å) and two longer (1.92 Å) Ge–N bond length. There are three inequivalent N3- sites. In the first N3- site, N3- is bonded in a 7-coordinate geometry to six Ca2+ and one Ge4+ atom. In the second N3- site, N3- is bonded to five Ca2+ and one Ge4+ atom to form distorted NCa5Ge octahedra that share corners with two equivalent NCa5Ge octahedra, corners with four equivalent NCa6 pentagonal pyramids, an edgeedge with one NCa5Ge octahedra, and edges with two equivalent NCa6 pentagonal pyramids. The corner-sharing octahedral tilt angles are 71°. In the third N3- site, N3- is bonded to six Ca2+ atoms to form distorted NCa6 pentagonal pyramids that share corners with four equivalent NCa5Ge octahedra, edges with two equivalent NCa5Ge octahedra, and edges with three equivalent NCa6 pentagonal pyramids. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 24–73°.« less

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Other Number(s):
mp-570555
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231; EDCBEE
Product Type:
Dataset
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)
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE
Keywords:
crystal structure; Ca7GeN6; Ca-Ge-N
OSTI Identifier:
1275774
DOI:
10.17188/1275774

Citation Formats

The Materials Project. Materials Data on Ca7GeN6 by Materials Project. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.17188/1275774.
The Materials Project. Materials Data on Ca7GeN6 by Materials Project. United States. doi:10.17188/1275774.
The Materials Project. 2020. "Materials Data on Ca7GeN6 by Materials Project". United States. doi:10.17188/1275774. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1275774. Pub date:Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2020
@article{osti_1275774,
title = {Materials Data on Ca7GeN6 by Materials Project},
author = {The Materials Project},
abstractNote = {Ca7GeN6 crystallizes in the orthorhombic Pbcn space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are four inequivalent Ca2+ sites. In the first Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded to five N3- atoms to form distorted CaN5 trigonal bipyramids that share a cornercorner with one GeN4 tetrahedra, corners with six equivalent CaN5 trigonal bipyramids, an edgeedge with one GeN4 tetrahedra, and edges with three CaN5 trigonal bipyramids. There are a spread of Ca–N bond distances ranging from 2.31–2.78 Å. In the second Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded to five N3- atoms to form distorted CaN5 trigonal bipyramids that share a cornercorner with one GeN4 tetrahedra, corners with six equivalent CaN5 trigonal bipyramids, an edgeedge with one GeN4 tetrahedra, and edges with three CaN5 trigonal bipyramids. There are a spread of Ca–N bond distances ranging from 2.37–2.87 Å. In the third Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to five N3- atoms. There are a spread of Ca–N bond distances ranging from 2.35–3.00 Å. In the fourth Ca2+ site, Ca2+ is bonded in a 4-coordinate geometry to four N3- atoms. There are two shorter (2.48 Å) and two longer (2.56 Å) Ca–N bond lengths. Ge4+ is bonded to four N3- atoms to form GeN4 tetrahedra that share corners with four CaN5 trigonal bipyramids and edges with four CaN5 trigonal bipyramids. There is two shorter (1.90 Å) and two longer (1.92 Å) Ge–N bond length. There are three inequivalent N3- sites. In the first N3- site, N3- is bonded in a 7-coordinate geometry to six Ca2+ and one Ge4+ atom. In the second N3- site, N3- is bonded to five Ca2+ and one Ge4+ atom to form distorted NCa5Ge octahedra that share corners with two equivalent NCa5Ge octahedra, corners with four equivalent NCa6 pentagonal pyramids, an edgeedge with one NCa5Ge octahedra, and edges with two equivalent NCa6 pentagonal pyramids. The corner-sharing octahedral tilt angles are 71°. In the third N3- site, N3- is bonded to six Ca2+ atoms to form distorted NCa6 pentagonal pyramids that share corners with four equivalent NCa5Ge octahedra, edges with two equivalent NCa5Ge octahedra, and edges with three equivalent NCa6 pentagonal pyramids. The corner-sharing octahedra tilt angles range from 24–73°.},
doi = {10.17188/1275774},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {4}
}

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