Compound: [Co(CNPh)5]+

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Thomas King Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 16:39 18 Feb 2004 16:40 219 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
cobalt (Co) C35Co1H25N5 [Co(CNPh)5]+ 1 574.54

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
1 ML4X1 5 C5 18 d8 diamagnetic 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
square based pyramidal (5) Unknown not given


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Key references

  1. Mingos, D.M.P. in Essential Trends in Inorganic Chemistry, (1998), Oxford University Press, page 311.

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     574  100.00  __________________________________________________
     575   39.99  ____________________
     576    7.79  ____
     577    0.98  
     578    0.09  
     579    0.01  
     580    0.00  
     581    0.00