Compound: [IF4]-

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John Pugh Mark Winter 20 Nov 2004 15:48 20 Nov 2004 15:51 [19702-40-0] 1078 Submitted


Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
iodine (I) F4I1 [IF4]- -1 202.898

Classification for I

This compound is regarded as a discrete molecular species.

Oxidation number MLXZ class Coordination number (CN) Donor set Total valence electron count VE configuration Magnetism Block
3 ML1X3 4 F4 12 s2p2 diamagnetic p

Contributed properties

Geometry about I Point group Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
octahedral (2 lone pairs) (6) D4h Unknown not given


Forms colourless alkali metal salts. Reacts violently with water. Alkali metal salts decompose on heating.

Key references

  1. Dictionary of Inorganic Compounds ID: IC-018380

3D structure


No synthesis notes yet entered.


Reacts violently with H2O

Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

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