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Title: Materials Data on Mg6Si5 by Materials Project

Abstract

Mg6Si5 crystallizes in the triclinic P1 space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are twelve inequivalent Mg2+ sites. In the first Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to five Si+2.40- atoms to form distorted MgSi5 square pyramids that share corners with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with five MgSi4 tetrahedra, edges with three MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with seven MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.83–3.07 Å. In the second Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to six Si+2.40- atoms to form distorted MgSi6 tetrahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with two equivalent MgSi4 tetrahedra, an edgeedge with one MgSi5 square pyramid, and edges with two equivalent MgSi6 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.66–3.13 Å. In the third Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to six Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.67–3.22 Å. In the fourth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 7-coordinate geometry to seven Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.89–3.05 Å. In the fifth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to five Si+2.40- atomsmore » to form distorted MgSi5 square pyramids that share corners with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with five MgSi6 tetrahedra, edges with three MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with three MgSi6 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.76–3.00 Å. In the sixth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to six Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.88–3.20 Å. In the seventh Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to nine Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.77–3.18 Å. In the eighth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to seven Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.81–3.26 Å. In the ninth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with eleven MgSi6 tetrahedra, edges with four MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with two MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.65–2.75 Å. In the tenth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with eight MgSi4 tetrahedra, an edgeedge with one MgSi5 square pyramid, and edges with two equivalent MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.73–2.84 Å. In the eleventh Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with eleven MgSi4 tetrahedra, edges with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with two MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.66–2.77 Å. In the twelfth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with four MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with eight MgSi4 tetrahedra, edges with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with four MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.65–2.76 Å. There are ten inequivalent Si+2.40- sites. In the first Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to six Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.48 Å) and two longer (2.58 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the second Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 3-coordinate geometry to seven Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.57 Å) and one longer (2.59 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the third Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to nine Mg2+ atoms. In the fourth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to eight Mg2+ and one Si+2.40- atom. The Si–Si bond length is 2.44 Å. In the fifth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to eight Mg2+ and one Si+2.40- atom. The Si–Si bond length is 2.48 Å. In the sixth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.47 Å) and one longer (2.50 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the seventh Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.58 Å) and one longer (2.60 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the eighth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and four Si+2.40- atoms. In the ninth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to nine Mg2+ atoms. In the tenth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and four Si+2.40- atoms.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
mp-1073935
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231; EDCBEE
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)
Collaborations:
MIT; UC Berkeley; Duke; U Louvain
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE
Keywords:
crystal structure; Mg6Si5; Mg-Si
OSTI Identifier:
1687928
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.17188/1687928

Citation Formats

The Materials Project. Materials Data on Mg6Si5 by Materials Project. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.17188/1687928.
The Materials Project. Materials Data on Mg6Si5 by Materials Project. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17188/1687928
The Materials Project. 2020. "Materials Data on Mg6Si5 by Materials Project". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17188/1687928. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1687928. Pub date:Thu Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2020
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title = {Materials Data on Mg6Si5 by Materials Project},
author = {The Materials Project},
abstractNote = {Mg6Si5 crystallizes in the triclinic P1 space group. The structure is three-dimensional. there are twelve inequivalent Mg2+ sites. In the first Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to five Si+2.40- atoms to form distorted MgSi5 square pyramids that share corners with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with five MgSi4 tetrahedra, edges with three MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with seven MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.83–3.07 Å. In the second Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to six Si+2.40- atoms to form distorted MgSi6 tetrahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with two equivalent MgSi4 tetrahedra, an edgeedge with one MgSi5 square pyramid, and edges with two equivalent MgSi6 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.66–3.13 Å. In the third Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to six Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.67–3.22 Å. In the fourth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 7-coordinate geometry to seven Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.89–3.05 Å. In the fifth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to five Si+2.40- atoms to form distorted MgSi5 square pyramids that share corners with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with five MgSi6 tetrahedra, edges with three MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with three MgSi6 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.76–3.00 Å. In the sixth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to six Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.88–3.20 Å. In the seventh Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to nine Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.77–3.18 Å. In the eighth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded in a 5-coordinate geometry to seven Si+2.40- atoms. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.81–3.26 Å. In the ninth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with eleven MgSi6 tetrahedra, edges with four MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with two MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.65–2.75 Å. In the tenth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with three equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with eight MgSi4 tetrahedra, an edgeedge with one MgSi5 square pyramid, and edges with two equivalent MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.73–2.84 Å. In the eleventh Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with eleven MgSi4 tetrahedra, edges with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with two MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.66–2.77 Å. In the twelfth Mg2+ site, Mg2+ is bonded to four Si+2.40- atoms to form MgSi4 tetrahedra that share corners with four MgSi5 square pyramids, corners with eight MgSi4 tetrahedra, edges with two equivalent MgSi5 square pyramids, and edges with four MgSi4 tetrahedra. There are a spread of Mg–Si bond distances ranging from 2.65–2.76 Å. There are ten inequivalent Si+2.40- sites. In the first Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to six Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.48 Å) and two longer (2.58 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the second Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 3-coordinate geometry to seven Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.57 Å) and one longer (2.59 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the third Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to nine Mg2+ atoms. In the fourth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to eight Mg2+ and one Si+2.40- atom. The Si–Si bond length is 2.44 Å. In the fifth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to eight Mg2+ and one Si+2.40- atom. The Si–Si bond length is 2.48 Å. In the sixth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.47 Å) and one longer (2.50 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the seventh Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and three Si+2.40- atoms. There are one shorter (2.58 Å) and one longer (2.60 Å) Si–Si bond lengths. In the eighth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and four Si+2.40- atoms. In the ninth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to nine Mg2+ atoms. In the tenth Si+2.40- site, Si+2.40- is bonded in a 9-coordinate geometry to five Mg2+ and four Si+2.40- atoms.},
doi = {10.17188/1687928},
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year = {2020},
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