Database of Zeolite Structures
 

Framework Type FAU
Reference Material
  Material Name: Faujasite    
 
Chemical Formula:
 
|(Ca,Mg,Na2)29 (H2O)240 | [Al58Si134O384]-FAU
 
   
Unit Cell:§
 
cubic

 F d -3 m (# 227)
    a' = 24.7400 Å b' = 24.7400 Å c' = 24.7400 Å  
    α' = 90.000° β' = 90.000° γ' = 90.000°  
   
Framework Density:
 
12.7 T/1000 Å3
 
 
Channels:
 
<111> 12 7.4 x 7.4***
Dimensionality
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 3-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 3-dimensional
   
References:
  Bergerhoff, G., Baur, W.H. and Nowacki, W.
  "Über die Kristallstrukturen des Faujasits"
N. Jb. Miner. Mh., , 193-200 (1958)
Material name:   Faujasite
Chemical formula:   [Al58Si134O384]-FAU
  § Baur, W.H.
  "On the cation and water positions in faujasite "
Am. Mineral., 49, 697-704 (1964)
 
 
Name and Code derivation:
   
  Faujasite
  FAU
 
 
§ Chemical Formula and Unit Cell taken from the reference marked with this sign
Limiting Rings
 
12-ring viewed along <111>