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Solid calcium occurs as either cubic closest packing or

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Solid calcium occurs as either cubic closest packing or

Solid calcium occurs as either cubic closest packing or hexagonal closest packing. What is the most significant difference between these two structures? A) The placement of layers of calcium atoms B) The distance between calcium atoms in a single layer C) The distance between calcium atoms in adjacent layers D) The coordination number of the calcium atoms in a single layer E) There is no difference between these two solid structures.

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