Technetium compounds: technetium hexachloride

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The technetium in technetium hexachloride formally is in the oxidation state 6.

Technetium hexachloride

  • Formula as often written: TcCl6
  • Hill system formula: Cl6Tc1
  • CAS registry number: [31227-43-7]
  • Formula weight: 310.623
  • Class: chloride

Synonyms

  • technetium hexachloride
  • technetium(VI) chloride
  • technetium chloride

Physical properties

  • Colour: green
  • Appearance:
  • Melting point: 25°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in technetium hexachloride
Element %
Cl 68.48
Tc 31.52

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the TcCl6 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Tc1Cl6

mass  %
309  52.1 __________________________
310 0.0
311 100.0 __________________________________________________
312 0.0
313 80.0 ________________________________________
314 0.0
315 34.1 _________________
316 0.0
317 8.2 ____
318 0.0
319 1.0
320 0.0
321 0.1

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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