a1 PGI, Forschungszentrum Jülich, D-52425 Jülich, Germany
a2 I.N. Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, 03680 Kyiv 142, Ukraine
Ternary Al–Ni–Pt phase isostructural to Al28Ir9 was revealed at the Al74Ni7.2Pt18.8 composition. Its powder diffraction pattern was indexed for the space group P31c (No. 159) and lattice parameters a=12.095(8) and c= 26.922(17) Å.
(Received February 01 2011)
(Accepted February 07 2011)