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Compound: [CoCl2(OH2)4]

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John Pugh Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 16:35 214 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
cobalt (Co) Cl2Co1H8O4 [CoCl2(OH2)4] 0 201.9

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
2 ML4X2 6 Cl2O4 19 d7 paramagnetic 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
not given

Notes

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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 518.

3D structure




Synthesis

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Reactions

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Other calculated properties

Element percentages

   Cl     35.12%
   Co     29.19%
    H      3.99%
    O     31.70%

Isotope pattern

     201  100.00  __________________________________________________
     202    0.24  
     203   64.74  ________________________________
     204    0.16  
     205   10.74  _____
     206    0.03  
     207    0.09  
     208    0.00  
     209    0.00  
     210    0.00  
     211    0.00