# Total number of volds present in 38 mg of osmium metal which crystallizes as hcp lattice is? (Atomic mass of Os is 190 amu, NA = 6 x 102³)

Priyanshu Gujjar
94 Points
2 years ago

## The total number of octahedral void(s) per atom present in a cubic close packed structure is 4. Besides the body centre, there is one octahedral void at the centre of each of the 12 edges. It is surrounded by six atoms, four belonging to the same unit cell (2 on the corners and 2 on face centres) and two belonging to two adjacent unit cells. Since each edge of the cube is shared between four adjacent unit cells, so is the octahedral void located on it. Only 41​th of each void belongs to a particular unit cell. Thus, in cubic close packed structure, octahedral void at the body-centre of the cube is 1.12 octahedral voids located at each edge and shared between four unit cells=12×41​=3Total number of octahedral voids =4We know that in ccp structure, each unit cell has 4 atoms. Thus, the number of octahedral voids is equal to 4/4=1.

Anish
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Total number of volds present in 38 mg of osmium metal which crystallizes as hcp lattice is? (Atomic mass of Os is 190 amu, NA = 6 x 102³)

kiriti, 10 days ago
Priyanshu Gujjar
101 Points
3 days ago
The total number of octahedral void(s) per atom present in a cubic close packed structure is 4. Besides the body centre, there is one octahedral void at the centre of each of the 12 edges. It is surrounded by six atoms, four belonging to the same unit cell (2 on the corners and 2 on face centres) and two belonging to two adjacent unit cells. Since each edge of the cube is shared between four adjacent unit cells, so is the octahedral void located on it. Only
4
1
th of each void belongs to a particular unit cell. Thus, in cubic close packed structure, octahedral void at the body-centre of the cube is 1.
12 octahedral voids located at each edge and shared between four unit cells=12×
4
1
=3
Total number of octahedral voids =4
We know that in ccp structure, each unit cell has 4 atoms. Thus, the number of octahedral voids is equal to 4/4=1.