Clathrate I crystal structure
Only the oxygen atoms are shown. This is the
gas hydrate-I structure containing two dodecahedral (512)
and six tetrakaidecahedral (51262)
cavities per cubic unit cell.
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8 (2 x
2 x 2) unit cells
tetrakaidecahedral cavities surrounding one dodecahedral
cavity (connected by orange bonds).
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