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Subject - General Chemistry

The cubic closest-packed structure is one type of closest-packed structure. A closest-packed structure is formed by stacking hexagonal layers of spheres. In a cubic closest-packed structure the layer sequence is ABCABCABC....

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Fig.1
Wireframe model
Fig.2
Space-filling model

The cubic closest-packed structure is equivalent to the face-centered cubic structure.

See also: hexagonal closest-packed structure , packing efficiency