Database of Zeolite Structures
 

Framework Type FER
Reference Material
  Material Name: Ferrierite    
 
Chemical Formula:
 
|Mg2Na2 (H2O)18 | [Al6Si30O72]-FER
 
   
Unit Cell:
 
orthorhombic

 I m m m (# 71)
    a' = 19.1560 Å b' = 14.1270 Å c' = 7.4890 Å  
    α' = 90.000° β' = 90.000° γ' = 90.000°  
   
Framework Density:
 
17.8 T/1000 Å3
 
 
Channels:
 
[001] 10 4.2 x 5.4* <-> [010] 8 3.5 x 4.8*
Dimensionality
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 2-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 2-dimensional
   
References:
  Vaughan, P.A.
  "The crystal structure of the zeolite ferrierite "
Acta Crystallogr., 21, 983-990 (1966)
 
 
Name and Code derivation:
    Ferrierite
  FER
Limiting Rings
 
10-ring viewed along [001]

8-ring viewed along [010]