Compound: [Co(NH3)6]2+

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Zoe Bellamy Lee Brammer 18 Feb 2004 14:47 18 Feb 2004 14:47 86 Accepted

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Counter ionSpecific rotation label Absolute rotation label
cobalt (Co) Co1H18N6 [Co(NH3)6]2+ 2 161.116

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
2 ML4X2 6 N6 19 d7 paramagnetic 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
unknown (6) Unknown not given


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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 456.

3D structure


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Other calculated properties

Isotope pattern

     161  100.00  __________________________________________________
     162    2.42  _
     163    0.03  
     164    0.00