Mercury: crystal structures

  • Space group: R-3mr
  • Space group number: 166
  • Structure: rhombohedral
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 300.5 pm
    • b: 300.5 pm
    • c: 300.5 pm
    • α: 70.520°
    • β: 70.520°
    • γ: 70.520°

You may view the structure of mercury:

mercurycrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
mercury crystal structure image (space filling style)

References

R. Mehl, and C. S. Barrett, Trans. Am. Inst. Min. Metall. Pet. Eng., 1930, 89, 575.

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