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Compound: [Cu(OH2)6]2+

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Thomas King Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 16:54 18 Feb 2004 16:54 237 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
copper (Cu) Cu1H12O6 [Cu(OH2)6]2+ 2 171.638

Classification for Cu

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 O6 21 d9 paramagnetic d

Contributed properties

Geometry about Cu Point group Spin (only applies to some compounds of some d-block elements)Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
octahedral (6) tetragonal elongation solid Blue not given

Notes

6-octahedral - tetragonal distorted.

Key references

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

3D structure




Synthesis

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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     171  100.00  __________________________________________________
     172    0.37  
     173   45.81  _______________________
     174    0.17  
     175    0.56  
     176    0.00  
     177    0.00  
     178    0.00  
     179    0.00