Cadmium: crystal structures

  • Space group: P63/mmc
  • Space group number: 194
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 297.94 pm
    • b: 297.94 pm
    • c: 561.86 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of cadmium:

cadmiumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
cadmium crystal structure image (space filling style)


D. A. Edwards, W. E. Wallace, and R. S. Craig, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1952, 74, 5256.

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