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BaCoSiO4 (#1.0.49)

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Reference: L. Ding, X. Xu, H. O. Jeschke, X. Bai, E. Feng, A. S. Alemayehu, J. Kim, F.-T. Huang, Q. Zhang, X. Ding, N. Harrison, V. Zapf, D. Khomskii, I. I. Mazin, S.-W. Cheong, H. Cao, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS (2021) 12 5339
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-25657-6
Atomic positions from: same reference

Parent space group (paramagnetic phase): P63 (#173)
Propagation vector(s):
k1 (1/3, 1/3, 0)
k2 (0, 0, 0)

Transition Temperature: 3.2 K
Experiment Temperature: 1.8 K

Lattice parameters of the magnetic unit cell:
15.78310 15.78310 8.64470 90.00 90.00 120.00
Transformation from parent structure: (-a-2b,2a+b,c;0,0,0)
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BNS Magnetic Space Group: P63 (#173.129) (standard setting)
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Transformation to a standard setting: (a,b,c;0,0,0)
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Systematic absences for this Magnetic Space Group via

Magnetic Point Group: 6 (21.1.76)
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Symmetry-adapted form of material tensors via
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Positions and magnetic moments of symmetry independent atoms:
From now on, magnetic atoms are in boldface and colored in red. Magnetic moments are expressed in units of μB

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LabelAtom typexyzMultiplicitySymmetry constraints on MMxMyMz|M|

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Active Irreps:                                           
Irrep decomposition via

labeldim. full irrepdim. small irrepdirectionactionnumber of modespresence
mK1 2 1 special primary 6
mGM1 1 1 secondary 3 yes

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