La3CuSiS7 Structure : AB3C7D_hP24_173_a_c_b2c_b

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Prototype : CuLa3S7Si
AFLOW prototype label : AB3C7D_hP24_173_a_c_b2c_b
Strukturbericht designation : None
Pearson symbol : hP24
Space group number : 173
Space group symbol : $P6_{3}$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=AB3C7D_hP24_173_a_c_b2c_b
--params=
$a$,$c/a$,$z_{1}$,$z_{2}$,$z_{3}$,$x_{4}$,$y_{4}$,$z_{4}$,$x_{5}$,$y_{5}$,$z_{5}$,$x_{6}$,$y_{6}$,$z_{6}$


Other compounds with this structure

  • Ce3CuGeS7, Ce3CuGeSe7, Ce3CuSnSe7, Dy3CuGeS7, Gd3CuGeS7, Gd3CuGeSe7, Ho3CuGeSe7, La3MnFeS7, Nd3CuGeS7, Nd3CuGeSe7, Pr3CuGeS7, Pr3CuGeSe7, Sm3CuGeS7, Sm3CuGeSe7, Tb3CuGeS7, Tb3CuGeSe7, Y3CuSiS7, and Y3CuSiSe7

Hexagonal primitive vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccc} \mathbf{a}_1 & = & \frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} - \frac{\sqrt3}2 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} \\ \mathbf{a}_2 & = & \frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt3}2 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} \\ \mathbf{a}_3 & = & c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} \\ \end{array} \]

Basis vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccccccc} & & \mbox{Lattice Coordinates} & & \mbox{Cartesian Coordinates} &\mbox{Wyckoff Position} & \mbox{Atom Type} \\ \mathbf{B}_{1} & = & z_{1} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & z_{1}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2a\right) & \mbox{Cu} \\ \mathbf{B}_{2} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{1}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{1}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2a\right) & \mbox{Cu} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{S I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4} & = & \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}- \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{S I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5} & = & \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{3}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{Si} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6} & = & \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}- \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{3}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{Si} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}\left(x_{4}+y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(-x_{4}+y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{La} \\ \mathbf{B}_{8} & = & -y_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(x_{4}-y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2}x_{4}-y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{La} \\ \mathbf{B}_{9} & = & \left(-x_{4}+y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-x_{4}+\frac{1}{2}y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{La} \\ \mathbf{B}_{10} & = & -x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -\frac{1}{2}\left(x_{4}+y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(x_{4}-y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{4}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{La} \\ \mathbf{B}_{11} & = & y_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(-x_{4}+y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-\frac{1}{2}x_{4}+y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{4}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{La} \\ \mathbf{B}_{12} & = & \left(x_{4}-y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(x_{4}-\frac{1}{2}y_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{4}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{La} \\ \mathbf{B}_{13} & = & x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}\left(x_{5}+y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(-x_{5}+y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{14} & = & -y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(x_{5}-y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2}x_{5}-y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{15} & = & \left(-x_{5}+y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-x_{5}+\frac{1}{2}y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{16} & = & -x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -\frac{1}{2}\left(x_{5}+y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(x_{5}-y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{5}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{17} & = & y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(-x_{5}+y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-\frac{1}{2}x_{5}+y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{5}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{18} & = & \left(x_{5}-y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(x_{5}-\frac{1}{2}y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{5}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{19} & = & x_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}\left(x_{6}+y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(-x_{6}+y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{6}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{20} & = & -y_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(x_{6}-y_{6}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2}x_{6}-y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{6}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{6}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{21} & = & \left(-x_{6}+y_{6}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-x_{6}+\frac{1}{2}y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{6}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{6}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{22} & = & -x_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{6}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -\frac{1}{2}\left(x_{6}+y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(x_{6}-y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{6}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{23} & = & y_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(-x_{6}+y_{6}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{6}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-\frac{1}{2}x_{6}+y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{6}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{6}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{24} & = & \left(x_{6}-y_{6}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{6} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{6}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(x_{6}-\frac{1}{2}y_{6}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{6}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{6}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{S III} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • G. Collin and P. Laruelle, Structure de La6Cu2Si2S14, Bull. Soc. Fr. Mineral. Cristallogr. 94, 175–176 (1971), doi:10.3406/bulmi.1971.6576.

Found in

  • L. D. Gulay, D. Kaczorowski, and A. Pietraszko, Crystal structure and magnetic properties of Ce3CuSnSe7, J. Alloys\ Compd. 403, 49–52 (2005), doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2005.05.030.

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