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# HCP structure is present in _______.

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## Hexagonal Close Packing (HCP):-In HCP, layers of spheres are arranged in such a way that alternating layers lie over one another.It is formed of three layers of atoms.HCP arrangement is very common in elemental metals. Metals such as Mg(Magnesium), Zn(Zinc), Be(Beryllium), and Zr(Zirconium) are common examples of HCP structure.Therefore, the HCP structure is present in magnesium.

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