Database of Zeolite Structures
 

Framework Type USI
Type Material
  Material Name: IM-6    
 
Chemical Formula:
 
|(C5H13N2)2 (H2O)2| [Co4Ga6P10O40]-USI, C5H13N2 = MPIP = 1-methylpiperazine
 
   
Unit Cell:
 
triclinic

 P -1 (# 2)
    a' = 9.8480Å b' = 12.4700Å c' = 12.6030Å  
    α' = 63.470 ° β' = 74.560° γ' = 76.030°  
   
Framework density:
 
15.1 T/1000 Å3
 
 
Channels:
 
[100] 12 6.1 x 6.2 *<-> [001] 10 3.9 x 6.4*
Dimensionality
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 2-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 2-dimensional
   
References:
  Josien, L., Simon Masseron, A., Gramlich, V., Patarin, J. and Rouleau, L.
   "Synthesis and crystal structure of IM-6, a new open framework cobalt-gallium phosphate with ten- and twelve-membered pore openings"
   Chem. Eur. Journal, 9, 856-861 (2003)
 
 
Name and Code derivation:
    Institut Français du Pétrole and University of Mulhouse - six
  IM-6, Mulhouse (six)
  USI
Limiting Rings
 
12-ring viewed along [100]

10-ring viewed along [001]