Question

Potassium crystallizes in a bcc lattice, hence the coordination number of potassium metal is

Solution

Correct option is

8

For bcc lattice, the coordination number is 8.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

A compound is formed by elements A and B. this crystallizes in the cubic structure when atoms A are at the corners of the cube and atoms B are at the centre of the body. The simplest formula of the compound is

Q2

Under which category iodine crystals are placed among the following?

Q3

Which of the following is non – crystalline solid?

Q4

In face centred cubic unit cell edge length is

Q5

An example of a substance possessing giant covalent structure is

Q6

The edge of unit cell of fcc Xe crystal is 620 pm. The radius of Xe atom is

Q7

Which type of solid crystals will conduct heat and electricity?

Q8

The constituent particles of a solid have

Q9

Which among the following will show anisotropy?

Q10

The ratio of close packed atoms to tetrahedral holes in cubic close packing is