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Model of crystal structure, chromium and carbon

Ball and wire model on wood base. Face-centered cubic structure labeled chromium 23-carbon 6. Balls are painted black, blue, red, yellow; base painted white.

Ball and wire models show the relative positions of the centers of the component atoms in a representative volume element of a crystal. The sizes of the balls have no significance; the actual atoms in most structures are in fairly close contact. The scale of most models is approximately 1 inch = 1 Å.

ID: 2014-00024

MEDIUM: Metal, wood; FORMAT: Painted; LENGTH: base 12 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.; height 14 1/8 in.; QUANTITY: 1 model

Topics: Chemistry, Crystallography

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