Ytterbium: crystal structure

  • Space group: Fm-3m (Space group number: 225)
  • Structure: ccp (cubic close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 548.47 pm
    • b: 548.47 pm
    • c: 548.47 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of ytterbium:

ytterbiumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)

References

I. R. Harris and G. V. Raynor, J. Less-Common Metals, 1969, 17, 336.

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