Compound: [PdF4]

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Katie Tossell Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 16:18 11 Mar 2004 20:21 [13709-55-2] 188 Accepted

Palladium tetrafluoride
Palladium(IV) fluoride

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
palladium (Pd) F4Pd1 [PdF4] 0 182.414

Classification for Pd

This compound is regarded as an extended lattice so some entries in the next table are not computed.

Oxidation number MLXZ class Coordination number (CN) Donor set Total valence electron count VE configuration Magnetism Block
4 d6 diamagnetic d

Contributed properties

Geometry about Pd Point group Spin (only applies to some compounds of some d-block elements)Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
solid Red/pink/maroon/magenta not given


It is isostructural with IrF4. The structure contains 3-D linked PdF6 octahedral units. Brick red solid.

Key references

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

3D structure


It can be synthesised from Palladium(II) bromide (PdBr2) and BrF3, F2.


No reactions yet entered.

Other calculated properties

Element percentages

    F     41.66%
   Pd     58.34%

Isotope pattern

     178    3.73  __
     179    0.00  
     180   40.76  ____________________
     181   81.71  _________________________________________
     182  100.00  __________________________________________________
     183   96.82  ________________________________________________
     184   42.88  _____________________