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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