DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OCTAHEDRAL AND TETRAHEDRAL VOID ACC TO 3 MARKS

Asked by prkriti GUPTA | 31st Mar, 2012, 08:46: AM

Expert Answer:

Tetrahedral voids: The vacant space among four spheres having tetrahedral arrangement is called tetrahedral hole. the co-ordnation number of tetrahedral void is four.
Octahedral Void: The void formed by equilateral triangles with apices in opposite direction is called octahedral void. the co-ordination number of octahedral void is six
 
There is two terahedral sites for each sphere and there is only one octahedral site for each sphere.

Answered by  | 1st Apr, 2012, 05:48: AM

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