Cubic Close Packing versus Hexagonal Close Packing

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This Demonstration compares cubic close packing (ccp) and hexagonal close packing (hcp).

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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R. Williams, The Geometrical Foundations of Natural Structure, New York: Dover, 1979 pp. 108–109.



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