Compound: [ReF5]

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Saiful Khan Mark Winter 19 Feb 2004 16:50 19 Feb 2004 16:50 421 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
rhenium (Re) F5Re1 [ReF5] 0 281.199

Classification for Re

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
5 MX5 5 F5 12 d2 diamagnetic d

Contributed properties

Geometry about Re Point group Spin (only applies to some compounds of some d-block elements)Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
trigonal bipyramidal (5) Unknown not given


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Key references

  1. Greenwood, N.N.; Earnshaw, A. in Chemistry of the Elements, (1997), Butterworth-Heinmann, page 1046 (2nd edition).

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Element percentages

    F     33.78%
   Re     66.22%

Isotope pattern

     280   59.74  ______________________________
     281    0.00  
     282  100.00  __________________________________________________