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Compound: [SnF4]

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Tin (IV) fluoride
Tin tetrafuoride
Tetrafluorostannane
Stannic fluoride

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
tin (Sn) F4Sn1 [SnF4] 0 194.704

Classification for Sn

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
4 MX4 4 F4 8 p0 diamagnetic p

Contributed properties

Geometry about Sn Point group Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
tetrahedral (4) Td solid Colourless/white not given

Notes

Friedel crafts catalyst.

Key references

  1. Dictionary of Inorganic Compounds ID: IC-018470

3D structure




Synthesis

Synthesised via fluorination of SnO

Reactions

Friedel-Crafts catalyst

Other calculated properties

Element percentages

    F     39.03%
   Sn     60.97%

Isotope pattern

     188    2.98  _
     189    0.00  
     190    2.03  _
     191    1.04  _
     192   44.63  ______________________
     193   23.57  ____________
     194   74.34  _____________________________________
     195   26.37  _____________
     196  100.00  __________________________________________________
     197   14.21  _______
     198   17.77  _________