Cobalt: crystal structure

  • Space group: P63/mmc (Space group number: 194)
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 250.71 pm
    • b: 250.71 pm
    • c: 406.95 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of cobalt:

cobaltcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


F. Vincent, and M. Figlarz, C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1967, 264C, 1270.

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