(H3N(CH2)3NH3).Be3(HPO4)4, a three-dimensional framework beryllophosphate containing tetrahedral 10-rings and 12-rings

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The solution-mediated synthesis and single crystal structure of [H3N(CH2)(3)NH3]. Be-3(HPO4)(4) are reported. This phase is built up from vertex-linked BeO4 and HPO4 building units encapsulating the extra-framework 1,3-diammonium propane cations. A new type of three-dimensional network containing 4-, 6-, 8-, 10-, and 12-rings results for the inorganic framework. The structure is stabilised by template-to-framework and framework-to-framework hydrogen bonding networks. Crystal data: [H3N(CH2)(3)NH3]. Be-3(HPO4)(4), M= 487.10, monoclinic, space group P2(1)/n (No. 14). a=7.4219 (3) Angstrom. b=31.5289 (14) Angstrom, c=13.6682 (6) Angstrom. beta =91.807 (I)degrees, V=3196.8 Angstrom (3) Z=8, T=298 (2) K, R(F)=0.053, wR(F)=0.049. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-22
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Inorganic Materials
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • inorganic compounds
  • crystal structure

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