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Compound: [CuCl4]2-

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Thomas King Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 16:58 18 Feb 2004 16:58 240 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
copper (Cu) Cl4Cu1 [CuCl4]2- -2 205.358

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 ML2X2 4 Cl4 17 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
tetrahedral (4) Unknown not given

Notes

Flattened tetrahedral (D2d)

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

     203   58.00  _____________________________
     204    0.00  
     205  100.00  __________________________________________________
     206    0.00  
     207   68.60  __________________________________
     208    0.00  
     209   23.42  ____________
     210    0.00  
     211    3.98  __
     212    0.00  
     213    0.27