Platinum compounds: platinum pentafluoride tetramer

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The platinum in platinum pentafluoride tetramer formally is in the oxidation state 5.

Crystal structure of platinum pentafluoride tetramer

Platinum pentafluoride tetramer

  • Formula as often written: [PtF5]4
  • Hill system formula: F20Pt4
  • CAS registry number: [13782-84-8]
  • Formula weight: 1160.28
  • Class: fluoride

Synonyms

  • platinum pentafluoride tetramer
  • platinum(V) fluoride
  • platinum fluoride

Physical properties

  • Colour: deep red
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 80°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in platinum pentafluoride tetramer
Element %
F 32.75
Pt 67.25

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of platinum:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of platinum pentafluoride tetramer

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the [PtF5]4 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Pt4F20

mass  %
1152   0.0 
1153 0.1
1154 0.7
1155 2.0 _
1156 9.9 _____
1157 30.2 _______________
1158 63.8 ________________________________
1159 91.2 ______________________________________________
1160 100.0 __________________________________________________
1161 86.7 ___________________________________________
1162 67.2 __________________________________
1163 45.1 _______________________
1164 28.0 ______________
1165 14.1 _______
1166 7.4 ____
1167 2.9 _
1168 1.4 _
1169 0.3
1170 0.2
1171 0.0
1172 0.0

References

The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

  • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
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  • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
  • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
  • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
  • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
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