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By X-ray analysis, it is proved that the forms of cementite shown in the Fe-C thermal diagram are not distinguishable by their lattice structure. Fe3C crystallizes in a rhombic lattice denoted by the quadratic form sin2θ/2=0.0464x2+0.0367y2+0.0208z2. The edge lengths are a=4.481 ┼., b=5.034 ┼., c=6.708 ┼. The density is calculated therefrom as 7.82. Data by the Debye-Scherrer method above 210░ show that the magnetic transformation is not associated with a change in the type of lattice. The quadratic form is expressed by sin2θ/2=0.0456x2+0.0362y2+0.0203z2. The edge lengths are a=4.52 ┼., b=5.08 ┼., c=6.77 ┼.