View Structure: ZIF-7 (sod)

Number of topological features per unit cell.
AtomsPortalsChannelsCages JunctionsConnections
52260 3151811
Pore size distribution.
% Pore Volume in Features Total Pore Volume
Channel Diameter (Å) Cage Diameter (Å)  
% of Total
< 44–6> 6 < 66–8> 8 
2  98  0.17622
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
0.078  516
Pore characterization quantities.
Largest Cavity
Diameter (Å)
Pore Limiting
Diameter (Å)
Unit cell parameters.
  Cell Lengths (Å) Cell Angles (deg.)
 abc αβγ
148 22.9922.9915.76  90.090.0120.0
International Tables for Crystallography A (2006).

Citation: Park, K. S.; Ni, Z.; Cote, A. P.; Choi, J. Y.; Huang, R.; Uribe-Romo, F. J.; Chae, H. K.; O'Keeffe, M.; Yaghi, O. M. Exceptional chemical and thermal stability of zeolitic imidazolate frameworks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103, 10186-10191 (2006).

CIF File at WebCSD (CCDC number 602541)

See also: Zeolite SOD on ZEOMICS

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.