Compound: [Co(OH2)6]3+

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Jamie Cowley Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 13:09 18 Feb 2004 13:10 32 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
cobalt (Co) Co1H12O6 [Co(OH2)6]3+ 3 167.025

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
3 ML3X3 6 O6 18 d6 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
unknown (6) low Blue not given


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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 515.

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     167  100.00  __________________________________________________
     168    0.37  
     169    1.23  _
     170    0.00  
     171    0.01  
     172    0.00  
     173    0.00