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ALL MOLECULAR GRAPHICS: METALLOIDS (RADIOACTIVE): polonium: atomic arrangement

polonium atoms arranged in a simple (primitive) cubic pattern Polonium: graphic showing the radioactive metalloid with atoms arranged in a simple cubic (primitive cubic) way, with one atom at each corner of a cube. Polonium is the only element like this. This is not close packed and is a strange arrangement. You can find more about this unique packing at the AIP site.

Image is 500 pixels across, the originals are 4096 pixels across.

(above) polonium atoms arranged in a simple (primitive) cubic pattern






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