Database of Zeolite Structures
 

Framework Type SAF
Reference Material
  Material Name: STA-15    
 
Chemical Formula:
 
|TPA+1.8(OH)1.8(H2O)3| [Al32P32O128]-SAF
TPA+ = C12H28N+ = tetrapropylammonium ion
= tetrapropylazanium
SMILES: CCC[N+](CCC)(CCC)CCC   Images:  stick or 3D
 
   
Unit Cell:
 
orthorhombic

 I b a 2 (# 72)
    a' = 14.7970 Å b' = 27.5250 Å c' = 8.3260 Å  
    α' = 90.000° β' = 90.000° γ' = 90.000°  
   
Framework Density:
 
18.9 T/1000 Å3
 
 
Channels:
 
[001] 12 5.6 x 8.5*
Dimensionality
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 1-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 1-dimensional
   
References:
  Han, Z., Picone, A.L., Slawin, A.M.Z., Seymour, V.R., Ashbrook, S.E., Zhou, W., Thompson, S.P., Parker, J.E. and Wright, P.A.
  "Novel large-pore aluminophosphate molecular sieve STA-15 prepared using the tetrapropylammonium cation as a structure directing agent"
Chem. Mater., 22, 338-346 (2010)
 
 
Name and Code derivation:
    University of Saint Andrews - fifteen
  STA-15 (fifteen)
  SAF
Limiting Rings
 
12-ring viewed along [001]