Is the density of a unit cell same as the density of the substance?

Yes, the density of a unit cell is the same as the density of the substance. The mass of a unit cell is equal to the product of the number of atoms in a unit cell and the mass of each atom in the unit cell.  For real crystals with defects, the density can be slightly different due to the presence of vacancies, dislocations, grain boundaries etc.

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