Tungsten: crystal structures

  • Space group: Im-3m
  • Space group number: 229
  • Structure: bcc (body-centred cubic)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 316.52 pm
    • b: 316.52 pm
    • c: 316.52 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of tungsten:

tungstencrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
tungsten crystal structure image (space filling style)


Y. Waseda, K. Hirata, and M. Ohtani, High Temp. High Pressures, 1975, 7, 221.

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