Samarium: crystal structure

  • Space group: R-3m (Space group number: 166)
  • Structure: trigonal
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 362.1 pm
    • b: 362.1 pm
    • c: 2625 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of samarium:

samariumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


A. H. Daane, R. E. Rundle, H. G. Smith, and F. H. Spedding, Acta Crystallogr., 1954, 7, 532.

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