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Compound: [PCl5]

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Lauren Povey Mike Ward 19 Feb 2004 20:29 19 Feb 2004 20:31 469 Accepted

Phosphorus pentachloride

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
phosphorus (P) Cl5P1 [PCl5] 0 208.239

Classification for P

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 Cl5 10 p0 diamagnetic p

Contributed properties

Geometry about P Point group Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
Unknown not given

Notes

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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 330.

3D structure




Synthesis

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Reactions

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Other calculated properties

Element percentages

   Cl     85.13%
    P     14.87%

Isotope pattern

     206   62.58  _______________________________
     207    0.00  
     208  100.00  __________________________________________________
     209    0.00  
     210   63.92  ________________________________
     211    0.00  
     212   20.43  __________
     213    0.00  
     214    3.27  __
     215    0.00  
     216    0.21