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Compound: [CH4]

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Thomas Faust Joe Harrity 21 Feb 2005 01:36 21 Feb 2005 01:36 1652 Submitted

Methane

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
carbon (C) C1H4 [CH4] 0 16.0425

Classification for C

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 H4 8 s2p6 diamagnetic p

Contributed properties

Geometry about C Point group Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
tetrahedral (4) Unknown not given

Notes

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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 293.

3D structure




Synthesis

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Reactions

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Other calculated properties

Element percentages

    C     74.87%
    H     25.13%

Isotope pattern

      16  100.00  __________________________________________________
      17    1.13  _
      18    0.00  
      19    0.00