Electron microscopy
Spinel (MgAl2O4)
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Spinel has the formula MgAl2O4, which has space group Fd-3m (227).

Table 1902. Structure of MgAl2O4 crystal.

Crystal system  Cubic  
Unit cell parameters 8.08 Å
Coordinates of atoms
Element x y z
Mg 0.125 0.125 0.125
Al 0.500 0.500 0.500
O 0.262 0.262 0.262





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