(This statement is from wikipedia, BTW).

What is so special about metallic bond that is limiting high-P low-T state of a matter (as long as individual atoms exist, not white dwarf of neutron star scenario)?

While simple Le-Chatelier principle predicts denser structure with higher pressure, does it always translate to near-ideal sphere-packing scenario? If not, why?

What are the basics required to understand explanation of these phenomena?

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