Question

In zinc blende structure, the coordination number of Zn2+ ion is

Solution

Correct option is

4

Zinc blende (ZnS) has fcc structure and is an ionic crystal having 4: 4 coordination number. 

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

A metal has bcc structure and the edge length of its unit cell is 3.04 . The volume of the unit cell in cm3 will be

Q2

For an ionic crystal of the general formula AX and coordination number 6, the value of radius ratio will be

Q3

In A+ B- ionic compound, radii of A+ and B- ions are 180 pm and 187 pm respectively. The crystal structure of this compound will be

Q4

Sodium metal crystallizes as a body centred cubic lattice with the cell edge 4.29 . What is the radius of sodium atom?

Q5

An fcc lattice has a lattice parameter a = 400 pm. Calculate the molar volume of the lattice including all the empty space.

Q6

The structure of Na2O crystal is

Q7

Structure similar to zinc blende is found in

Q8

The number of equidistance oppositely charged ions in a sodium chloride crystal is

Q9

What is the coordination number of sodium in Na2O?

Q10

In the calcium fluoride structure, the coordination number of the cation and anion are respectively