Thorium: crystal structure

  • Space group: Fm-3m (Space group number: 225)
  • Structure: ccp (cubic close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 508.42 pm
    • b: 508.42 pm
    • c: 508.42 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of thorium:

thorium crystal structure image (space filling style)
thoriumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


D. S. Evans, and G. V. Raynor, J. Nucl. Mater., 1959, 101, 281.

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