in ncert it is written that coordination number in hcp is 6 and not 12

Asked by  | 2nd Sep, 2012, 11:56: AM

Expert Answer:

The correct coodination in hcp arrangement is 12.Each sphere is in contact with 12 other spheres (six in the same layer while 3 each in the layers just above and below.)

Answered by  | 3rd Sep, 2012, 09:58: AM

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