Rasvumite (KFe2S3) Structure: A2BC3_oC24_63_e_c_cg

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Prototype : KFe2S3
AFLOW prototype label : A2BC3_oC24_63_e_c_cg
Strukturbericht designation : None
Pearson symbol : oC24
Space group number : 63
Space group symbol : $Cmcm$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=A2BC3_oC24_63_e_c_cg
--params=
$a$,$b/a$,$c/a$,$y_{1}$,$y_{2}$,$x_{3}$,$x_{4}$,$y_{4}$


Other compounds with this structure

  • BaFe2S3, RbFe2S3, CsFe2S3

Base-centered Orthorhombic primitive vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccc} \mathbf{a}_1 & = & \frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} - \frac12 \, b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} \\ \mathbf{a}_2 & = & \frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac12 \, b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} \\ \mathbf{a}_3 & = & c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} \\ \end{array} \]

Basis vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccccccc} & & \mbox{Lattice Coordinates} & & \mbox{Cartesian Coordinates} &\mbox{Wyckoff Position} & \mbox{Atom Type} \\ \mathbf{B}_{1} & = & -y_{1} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{1} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & y_{1}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4c\right) & \mbox{K} \\ \mathbf{B}_{2} & = & y_{1} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{1} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{3}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -y_{1}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{3}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4c\right) & \mbox{K} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3} & = & -y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & y_{2}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4c\right) & \mbox{S I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4} & = & y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{3}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -y_{2}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{3}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4c\right) & \mbox{S I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5} & = & x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Fe} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6} & = & -x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Fe} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & -x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & -x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Fe} \\ \mathbf{B}_{8} & = & x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Fe} \\ \mathbf{B}_{9} & = & \left(x_{4}-y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(x_{4}+y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + y_{4}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8g\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{10} & = & \left(-x_{4}+y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(-x_{4}-y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{3}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-y_{4}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{3}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8g\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{11} & = & \left(-x_{4}-y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(-x_{4}+y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + y_{4}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8g\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{12} & = & \left(x_{4}+y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(x_{4}-y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{3}{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-y_{4}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{3}{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8g\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • J. R. Clark and G. E. Brown, Jr., Crystal structure of rasvumite, KFe2S3, Am. Mineral. 65, 477–482 (1980).

Found in

  • R. T. Downs and M. Hall–Wallace, The American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database, Am. Mineral. 88, 247–250 (2003).

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