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MgCr2O4 (#3.4)

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Reference: H. Shaked, J.M. Hastings and L.M. Corliss, Physical Review B (1970) 1 3116-3124.
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.1.3116
Atomic positions from: same reference

Parent space group (paramagnetic phase): Fd-3m (#227)
Propagation vector(s):
k1 (0, 0, 1)
k2 (0, 1, 0)
k3 (1, 0, 0)

Transition Temperature: 16 K
Experiment Temperature: 14 K

Lattice parameters of the magnetic unit cell:
8.33500 8.33500 8.33500 90.00 90.00 90.00
Transformation from parent structure: (a,b,c;-1/8,-1/8,-1/8)
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BNS Magnetic Space Group: P-42'm' (#111.255) (non-standard)
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Transformation to a standard setting: (a,b,c;1/2,1/2,1/2)
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Systematic absences for this Magnetic Space Group via

Magnetic Point Group: -42'm' (14.5.52)
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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
mX2 6 2 special-2 primary 2
mX4 6 2 special-2 primary 2
mX3 6 2 special-2 secondary 1 no
mGM4+ 3 3 special secondary 2 no

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