Compound: [ReMe8]2-

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Saiful Khan Mark Winter 19 Feb 2004 17:03 19 Feb 2004 17:03 427 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
rhenium (Re) C8H24Re1 [ReMe8]2- -2 306.483

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
6 ML2X6 8 C8 17 d1 paramagnetic 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
dodecahedral (8) 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

Isotope pattern

     305   59.62  ______________________________
     306    5.32  ___
     307  100.00  __________________________________________________
     308    8.92  ____
     309    0.35  
     310    0.01  
     311    0.00