โ–ธโ–ธ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Gold
  • ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ้‡‘
  • ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Goud
  • ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Or
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Gold
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ื–ื”ื‘
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Oro
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ้‡‘
  • ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Ouro
  • ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ะ—ะพะปะพั‚ะพ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Oro
  • ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Guld

Gold: crystal structures

  • Space group: Fm-3m
  • Space group number: 225
  • Structure: ccp (cubic close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 407.82 pm
    • b: 407.82 pm
    • c: 407.82 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of gold:

Gold crystal structure image (ball and stick style)
Gold crystal structure image (ball and stick style).
Gold crystal structure image (space filling style)
Gold crystal structure image (space filling style).
Gold crystal structure image displayed using JSMol. Try rotating the picture. The JSMol logo at the bottom right of the image is a popup menu allowing furher tinteraction with the structure
The closest Au-Au separation is 288.4 pm implying a gold metallic radius of 144.2 pm

References

A. Maeland and T. B. Flanagan, Can. J. Phys., 1964, 42, 2364.