Californium: crystal structure

  • Space group: P63/mmc (Space group number: 194)
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 338 pm
    • b: 338 pm
    • c: 1102.5 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of californium:

californiumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


V. M. Radchenko, A. G. Seleznev, R. R. Droznik, L. S. Lebedeva, M.A.Ryabinin, V.D.Shushakov, V.Ya.Vasil'ev & V.T.Ermishev , Soviet Radiochemistry (Engl. Transl.), 1986, 28, 401.

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