Molybdenum: crystal structure

  • Space group: Im-3m (Space group number: 229)
  • Structure: bcc (body-centred cubic)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 314.7 pm
    • b: 314.7 pm
    • c: 314.7 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of molybdenum:

molybdenum crystal structure image (space filling style)
molybdenumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


R. G. Ross and W. Hume-Rothery, J. Less-Common Metals, 1963, 5, 258.

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