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Caesium hexafluorocuprate(IV)

Caesium hexafluorocuprate(IV)
Names
Other names
Cesium hexafluorocuprate; Dicesium hexafluorocuprate
Identifiers
Properties
Cs2CuF6
Molar mass 443.35 g/mol
Appearance Red orange crystals[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Caesium hexafluorocuprate is a quite rare example of the +4 oxidation state of copper with the chemical formula Cs
2
CuF
6
. It is a red solid at room temperature. It can be produced by mixing CsCuCl
3
, caesium fluoride, and fluorine together at high pressure:[2]

2 CsCuCl3 + 2 CsF + 5 F2 → 2 Cs2CuF6 + 3 Cl2

References

  1. ^ Jane E. Macintyre, ed. (1992). Dictionary of Inorganic Compounds. CRC Press. p. 3100. ISBN 9780412301209.
  2. ^ Mary Eagleson (1994). Concise encyclopedia chemistry. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3-11-011451-8.

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