Compound: [CuF6]2-

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Saiful Khan Mark Winter 19 Feb 2004 14:44 19 Feb 2004 14:44 388 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
copper (Cu) Cu1F6 [CuF6]2- -2 177.536

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
4 ML2X4 6 F6 19 d7 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) low solid Red/pink/maroon/magenta not given


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Key references

  1. Greenwood, N.N.; Earnshaw, A. in Chemistry of the Elements, (1997), Butterworth-Heinmann, page 1179 (2nd edition).

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     177  100.00  __________________________________________________
     178    0.00  
     179   44.57  ______________________