Compound: [Co(CN)6]3-

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Kin Man Au Mike Morris 18 Feb 2004 14:58 18 Feb 2004 14:59 109 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
cobalt (Co) C6Co1N6 [Co(CN)6]3- -3 215.038

Classification for Co

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 ML3X3 6 C6 18 d6 diamagnetic d

Contributed properties

Geometry about Co Point group Spin (only applies to some compounds of some d-block elements)Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
octahedral (6) Unknown not given


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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 443.

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     215  100.00  __________________________________________________
     216    8.71  ____
     217    0.34  
     218    0.01  
     219    0.00  
     220    0.00