Platinum compounds: cis-diamminedichloroplatinate

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The platinum in cis-diamminedichloroplatinate formally is in the oxidation state 2.

Cis-diamminedichloroplatinate

  • Formula as often written: [PtCl2(NH3)2]
  • Hill system formula: Cl2H6N2Pt1
  • CAS registry number: [15663-27-1]
  • Formula weight: 300.045
  • Class: complex

Synonyms

  • cis-diamminedichloroplatinate
  • cis-diamminedichloroplatinate(II)
  • Cisplatin
  • diamminedichloroplatinate(II)

Physical properties

  • Colour:
  • Appearance: microcrystalline solid
  • Melting point: 270°C (decomposes)
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in cis-diamminedichloroplatinate
Element %
Cl 23.63
H 2.02
N 9.34
Pt 65.02

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the [PtCl2(NH3)2] unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Pt1Cl2N2H6

mass  %
294   0.0 
295 0.0
296 1.7 _
297 0.0
298 71.5 ____________________________________
299 73.0 ____________________________________
300 100.0 __________________________________________________
301 47.1 ________________________
302 57.7 _____________________________
303 7.9 ____
304 15.5 ________
305 0.1
306 1.6 _
307 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.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
  • F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A. Murillo, and M. Bochmann, in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Trotman-Dickenson, (ed.) in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, 1973.
  • 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.
  • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.

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