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Boron nitride, BN

Crystal structure data from:
R. W. G. Wyckoff, Crystal Structures (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York. 1:85-237

Wikipedia: Boron nitride

hexagonal BN
graphite-like structure
synonyms: h-BN, α-BN, g-BN
B-N bond length 1.446 Å
interlayer separation 3.331 Å

cubic BN
sphalerite-like structure
synonyms: c-BN, β-BN, z-BN
B-N bond length 1.565 Å

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