Database of Zeolite Structures

Framework Type SAF
Type Material
  Material Name: STA-15    
Chemical Formula:
|TPA+1.8(OH-)1.8(H2O)3 |[Al32P32O128]-SAF
TPA+ = Tetrapropylammonium, (C3H7)4N)+
Unit Cell:

 I b a 2 (# 45)
    a = 14.7970Å b = 27.5250Å c = 8.3260Å  
    α = 90.000 ° β = 90.000° γ = 90.000°  
Framework density:
18.9 T/1000 Å3
[001] 12 5.6 x 8.5*
  Sorption (molecular cross section > 3.4Å): 1-dimensional
  Topological (pore opening > 6-ring): 1-dimensional
    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)
Limiting Rings
12-ring viewed along [001]