Cerium: crystal structures

  • Space group: P63/mmc
  • Space group number: 194
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 362 pm
    • b: 362 pm
    • c: 599 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of cerium:

ceriumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
cerium crystal structure image (space filling style)

References

G. Fox, U.S. A.E.C., 1952, ISC, 224.

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