Iron: crystal structures

  • Space group: Im-3m
  • Space group number: 229
  • Structure: bcc (body-centred cubic)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 286.65 pm
    • b: 286.65 pm
    • c: 286.65 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of iron:

ironcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
iron crystal structure image (space filling style)


R. Kohlhaas, P. Donner, and N. Schmitz-Pranghe, Z. Angew. Phys., 1967, 23, 245.

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