Phosphorus: crystal structures

  • Space group: H
  • Space group number: 2
  • Structure: triclinic
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 1145 pm
    • b: 550.3 pm
    • c: 1126.1 pm
    • α: 71.840°
    • β: 90.370°
    • γ: 71.560°

You may view the structure of phosphorus:

phosphoruscrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
phosphorus crystal structure image (space filling style)


A. Simon, H. Borrmann and H. Craubner, Phosphorus and Sulfur and the Related Elements, 1987, 30, 507.

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