Europium: crystal structure

  • Space group: Im-3m (Space group number: 229)
  • Structure: bcc (body-centred cubic)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 458.1 pm
    • b: 458.1 pm
    • c: 458.1 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of europium:

europiumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


I. R. Harris, and G. V. Raynor, J. Less-Common Metals, 1969, 17, 336.

WebElements Shop

WebElements now has a WebElements shop at which you can buy periodic table posters, mugs, T-shirts, games, fridge magnets, molecular models, and more.

Periodic Table fridge magnets Periodic Table fridge magnets
Buy our periodic table fridge magnets here

WebElements poster Periodic table t-shirts Periodic table mouse mats Molymod molecular model kits Chemistry educational resources

europium atomic number