Ytterbium: crystal structures

  • 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)
ytterbium crystal structure image (space filling style)


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

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