NaCl - Rock salt, Halite, Sodium chloride

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- 6:6 (Oh)


Cl- with Na+ in all Oh holes


Polyhedra - Edge-sharing and octahedra

All octahedral holes in a cubic close packing are occupied by counterions. Both ions show octahedral coordination (CN = 6).

 

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Related Structure: Nickel Arsenide (NiAs)

 

 

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