View Structure: MINVUA01 (MIL-53ht)

Number of topological features per unit cell.
AtomsPortalsChannelsCages JunctionsConnections
56272 4044
Pore size distribution.
% Pore Volume in Features Total Pore Volume
Channel Diameter (Å) Cage Diameter (Å)  
% of Total
< 44–6> 6 < 66–8> 8 
100    0.41642
Accessible volume and surface area as a function of molecule size.
Volume (cm3/g) Surface Area (m2/g)
Characteristic Molecule Diam. (Å)  Characteristic Molecule Diam. (Å)
2468  2468
0.4160.4160.416  184018401840
Pore characterization quantities.
Largest Cavity
Diameter (Å)
Pore Limiting
Diameter (Å)
Unit cell parameters.
  Cell Lengths (Å) Cell Angles (deg.)
 abc αβγ
74 16.7313.046.81
International Tables for Crystallography A (2006).

Citation: Serre, C.; Millange, F.; Thouvenot, C.; Nogues, M.; Marsolier, G.; Louer, D.; Ferey, G. Very Large Breathing Effect in the First Nanoporous Chromium(III)-Based Solids: MIL-53 or CrIII(OH){O2C-C6H4-CO2}{HO2C-C6H4-CO2H}xH2Oy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 13519-13526 (2002).

CIF File at WebCSD

Other MIL-53 Structures

COD 4103388

COD 4103390


Citing MOFomics

Please acknowledge use of characterization results from MOFomics using the following citation:

First, E. L., Floudas, C. A. MOFomics: Computational pore characterization of metal-organic frameworks. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 165:32–39, 2013.