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what structural change will occur if NaCl is subjected to high pressure

what structural change will occur if NaCl is subjected to high pressure

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Vasantha Kumari
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8 years ago

In general, high pressure favours greater co-ordination no and when you increase temperature it lowers co-ordination number. So, NaCl gets transformed to BCC when it is subjected to high pressure. The original co-ordination number is 6:6 and gets changed to 8:8 (refer attached fig)

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Vasantha Sivaraj,

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