Compound: [IF4]+

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John Pugh Mark Winter 20 Nov 2004 15:53 20 Nov 2004 15:57 [41646-53-1] 1079 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
5 MX3Z1 4 F4 10 s2 diamagnetic p

Contributed properties

Geometry about I Point group Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
trigonal bipyramidal (1 lone pair) (5) Colourless/white not given


Disordered trigonal bipyramidal cation. I-Fax 179pm, I-Feq 183pm. Angle: FIFax 212degrees, FIFeq 107degrees.

Key references

  1. Dictionary of Inorganic Compounds ID: IC-018381

3D structure


No synthesis notes yet entered.


Reacts violently with H2O

Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

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