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Title: Materials Data on MgSi by Materials Project

Abstract

MgSi is Magnesium tetraboride-like structured and crystallizes in the triclinic P1 space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are six inequivalent Mg sites. In the first Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 12-coordinate geometry to four Mg and eight Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Mg bond distances ranging from 3.10–3.18 Å. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.71–3.23 Å. In the second Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to one Mg and five Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.90–3.11 Å. In the third Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to five Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.74–2.97 Å. In the fourth Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to one Mg and five Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.76–3.00 Å. In the fifth Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to one Mg and six Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.71–2.89 Å. In the sixth Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry tomore » one Mg and six Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.81–3.13 Å. There are six inequivalent Si sites. In the first Si site, Si is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to five Mg and three Si atoms. There are a spread of Si–Si bond distances ranging from 2.41–2.78 Å. In the second Si site, Si is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to seven Mg and two Si atoms. There are one shorter (2.38 Å) and one longer (2.51 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the third Si site, Si is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to five Mg and three Si atoms. The Si–Si bond length is 2.49 Å. In the fourth Si site, Si is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to six Mg and three Si atoms. In the fifth Si site, Si is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to six Mg and two Si atoms. The Si–Si bond length is 2.42 Å. In the sixth Si site, Si is bonded in a 7-coordinate geometry to six Mg and one Si atom.« less

Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
mp-1073785
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; MgSi; Mg-Si
OSTI Identifier:
1662624
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.17188/1662624

Citation Formats

The Materials Project. Materials Data on MgSi by Materials Project. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.17188/1662624.
The Materials Project. Materials Data on MgSi by Materials Project. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17188/1662624
The Materials Project. 2020. "Materials Data on MgSi by Materials Project". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17188/1662624. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1662624. Pub date:Sun May 03 00:00:00 EDT 2020
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abstractNote = {MgSi is Magnesium tetraboride-like structured and crystallizes in the triclinic P1 space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are six inequivalent Mg sites. In the first Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 12-coordinate geometry to four Mg and eight Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Mg bond distances ranging from 3.10–3.18 Å. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.71–3.23 Å. In the second Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to one Mg and five Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.90–3.11 Å. In the third Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to five Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.74–2.97 Å. In the fourth Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to one Mg and five Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.76–3.00 Å. In the fifth Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to one Mg and six Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.71–2.89 Å. In the sixth Mg site, Mg is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to one Mg and six Si atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.81–3.13 Å. There are six inequivalent Si sites. In the first Si site, Si is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to five Mg and three Si atoms. There are a spread of Si–Si bond distances ranging from 2.41–2.78 Å. In the second Si site, Si is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to seven Mg and two Si atoms. There are one shorter (2.38 Å) and one longer (2.51 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the third Si site, Si is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to five Mg and three Si atoms. The Si–Si bond length is 2.49 Å. In the fourth Si site, Si is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to six Mg and three Si atoms. In the fifth Si site, Si is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to six Mg and two Si atoms. The Si–Si bond length is 2.42 Å. In the sixth Si site, Si is bonded in a 7-coordinate geometry to six Mg and one Si atom.},
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