Erbium: crystal structures

  • Space group: P63/mmc
  • Space group number: 194
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 355.88 pm
    • b: 355.88 pm
    • c: 558.74 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of erbium:

erbiumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
erbium crystal structure image (space filling style)


F. H. Spedding, A. H. Daane, and K. W. Herrmann, Acta Crystallogr., 1956, 9, 559.

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