Table 1: Some properties of fianite crystals and AIIIBV compounds.

CrystalLattice ,°C (melting point)Thermal expansion coefficients 10−6 deg−1 , eV
Type , Å

Cubic (fluorite)5.141 ( )
5.157 ( )
5.198 ( )
280011.4 (15–1000°C)
GaAsCubic (sphalerite)5.6512835.41.43
GaPCubic (sphalerite)5.44514674.72.26
GaNHexagonal (wurtzite) ; 
17005.6; 7.83.4
GaNCubic (sphalerite)4.5217003.93.2
InNHexagonal (wurtzite)
120012.70.7
InNCubic (sphalerite)4.9812004.40.67