LiKSO4 ($H1_{4}$) Structure : ABC4D_hP14_173_a_b_bc_b

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Prototype : KLiO4S
AFLOW prototype label : ABC4D_hP14_173_a_b_bc_b
Strukturbericht designation : $H1_{4}$
Pearson symbol : hP14
Space group number : 173
Space group symbol : $P6_{3}$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=ABC4D_hP14_173_a_b_bc_b
--params=
$a$,$c/a$,$z_{1}$,$z_{2}$,$z_{3}$,$z_{4}$,$x_{5}$,$y_{5}$,$z_{5}$


  • As there is no center of symmetry in the structure, the point $z = 0$ can be set arbitrarily. Following (Bhakay–Tamhane, 1984) we set $z_{1} = 0$.
  • While Struckturbericht symbols $H1_{1}$, $H12 and $H1_{5}$ are identical with $S1_{1}$, $S1_{2}$ and $S1_{5}$, respectively, there is no connection between this structure and $S1_{4}$, garnet (A2B3C12D3\_cI160\_230\_a\_c\_h\_d).

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{K} \\ \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{K} \\ \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{Li} \\ \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{Li} \\ \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{O I} \\ \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{O I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{4}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{S} \\ \mathbf{B}_{8} & = & \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{4}\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_{4}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{S} \\ \mathbf{B}_{9} & = & 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{O II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{10} & = & -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{O II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{11} & = & \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{O II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{12} & = & -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{O II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{13} & = & 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{O II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{14} & = & \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{O II} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • S. Bhakay–Tamhane, A. Sequiera, and R. Chidambaram, Structure of lithium potassium sulphate, LiKSO4: a neutron diffraction study, Acta Crystallogr. C 40, 1648–1651 (1984), doi:10.1107/S0108270184009045.

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