Compound: [RhF6]

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Katie Tossell Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 16:16 18 Feb 2004 16:16 185 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
rhodium (Rh) F6Rh1 [RhF6] 0 216.896

Classification for Rh

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
6 MX6 6 F6 15 d3 paramagnetic d

Contributed properties

Geometry about Rh Point group Spin (only applies to some compounds of some d-block elements)Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
unknown (6) solid Black 70 °C


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Key references

  1. Shriver, D.F.; Atkins, P.W. in Inorganic Chemistry, (1999), Oxford University Press, page 294 (3rd edition).

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Element percentages

    F     52.56%
   Rh     47.44%

Isotope pattern

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