Crystal Structure of Forsterite


American Mineralogist (1973) 58, 588-593


Mineral nameForsterite
FormulaMg2O4Si
a (Å)4.795
b (Å)10.355
c (Å)6.060
α (°)90
β (°)90
γ (°)90
V (Å3)300.892
Space groupP b n m
Temperature (K)1173.15