CsCl – Caesium chloride: Interactive 3D Structure

– 8:8 (cubic)

Non close-packed, arrangement of Cl with Cs in cubic holes.

Polyhedra – Face-sharing and

All of the cubic holes in a simple cubic packing are occupied.
Both ions show cubic coordination (CN = 8)


The CsCl structure adopted by CsCl, CsBr, and CsI under normal conditions.

Related Structure: Body-centred cubic (bcc)



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