Compound: [Co(OH)(NH3)5]2+

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Katie Judd Mark Winter 18 Feb 2004 13:14 18 Feb 2004 13:14 35 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
cobalt (Co) Co1H16N5O1 [Co(OH)(NH3)5]2+ 2 161.093

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 N5O1 18 d6 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
octahedral (6) Unknown not given


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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 652.

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     161  100.00  __________________________________________________
     162    2.07  _
     163    0.22  
     164    0.00  
     165    0.00  
     166    0.00