What is the formula of a compound in which the element Y forms hcp lattice and atoms of X occupy 2/3rdof tetrahedral voids

Asked by thakurranjan54 | 8th Feb, 2021, 06:32: PM

Expert Answer:

The no. of atoms in hcp lattice, Y = 6
 
Tetrahedral void = 2× 6 
 
                        = 12
 
2/3 of these voids are occupied by X, 
 
Therefore,
 
12 cross times 2 over 3 space equals space 8

therefore space straight X space equals space 8 space space space straight Y space equals space 6
 
So the formula of a compound formed is X4Y3.

Answered by Ramandeep | 9th Feb, 2021, 04:35: PM