Magnesium: crystal structures

  • Space group: P63/mmc
  • Space group number: 194
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 320.94 pm
    • b: 320.94 pm
    • c: 521.08 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of magnesium:

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References

C. B. Walker and M. Marezio, Acta Met., 1959, 7, 769.

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