Geos 306 Lecture 5
The Packing of Atoms




The Sizes of Atoms
Figure from Gibbs G V, Spackman M A, Boisen M B (1992) Bonded and promolecule radii for molecules and crystals. American Mineralogist 77, 741-750 (pdf),

Reading:
Wenk and Bulakh, Chapter 2.
Klein, p 64-75
Nesse, Chapter 4.