Rhenium: crystal structure

  • Space group: P63/mmc (Space group number: 194)
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 276.1 pm
    • b: 276.1 pm
    • c: 445.6 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of rhenium:

rheniumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


L.-G. Liu, T. Takahashi, and W. A. Bassett, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 1970, 31, 1345.

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