MnAl6 ($D2_{h}$) Structure: A6B_oC28_63_efg_c

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Prototype : MnAl6
AFLOW prototype label : A6B_oC28_63_efg_c
Strukturbericht designation : $D2_{h}$
Pearson symbol : oC28
Space group number : 63
Space group symbol : $Cmcm$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=A6B_oC28_63_efg_c
--params=
$a$,$b/a$,$c/a$,$y_{1}$,$x_{2}$,$y_{3}$,$z_{3}$,$x_{4}$,$y_{4}$


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{Mn} \\ \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{Mn} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3} & = & x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & x_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Al I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4} & = & -x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Al I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5} & = & -x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & -x_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Al I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6} & = & x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8e\right) & \mbox{Al I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & -y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & y_{3}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{3}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8f\right) & \mbox{Al II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{8} & = & y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -y_{3}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{3}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8f\right) & \mbox{Al II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{9} & = & -y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - z_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & y_{3}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - z_{3}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8f\right) & \mbox{Al II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{10} & = & y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2}-z_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -y_{3}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}-z_{3}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8f\right) & \mbox{Al 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{Al III} \\ \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{Al III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{13} & = & \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{Al III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{14} & = & \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{Al III} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • A. Kontio and P. Coppens, New study of the structure of MnAl6, Acta Crystallogr. Sect. B Struct. Sci. 37, 433–435 (1981), doi:10.1107/S0567740881003191.

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