CdCl2 – Cadmium chloride: Interactive 3D Structure

– Cd 6 (Octahedral) : Cl 3 (on one side)

Cl with Cd in Oh holes of alternate layers

Polyhedra – layers of edge-sharing
(no Cl polyhedra)

The CdCl2 structure; the chloride layers have ccp stacking.
The cadmium-chloride structure adopted by MgCl2.

Related Structure: Cadmium Iodide (CdI2)


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