Boron: crystal structure

  • Space group: R-3mr (Space group number: 166)
  • Structure: rhombohedral
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 506 pm
    • b: 506 pm
    • c: 506 pm
    • α: 58.060°
    • β: 58.060°
    • γ: 58.060°

You may view the structure of boron:

boroncrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


L. McCarty, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1958, 80, 2592.

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