Phosphorus: crystal structures

  • Space group: H
  • Space group number: 2
  • Structure: triclinic
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 1145 pm
    • b: 550.3 pm
    • c: 1126.1 pm
    • α: 71.840°
    • β: 90.370°
    • γ: 71.560°

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A. Simon, H. Borrmann and H. Craubner, Phosphorus and Sulfur and the Related Elements, 1987, 30, 507.

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