Tungsten compounds: hexatungsten tetradecabromide

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The tungsten in hexatungsten tetradecabromide formally is in the oxidation state .

Crystal structure of hexatungsten tetradecabromide

Hexatungsten tetradecabromide

  • Formula as often written: W6Br14
  • Hill system formula: Br14W6
  • CAS registry number: [12049-30-8]
  • Formula weight: 2221.696
  • Class: bromide

Synonyms

  • hexatungsten tetradecabromide
  • tungsten bromide
  • tetradecabromohexatungsten

Physical properties

  • Colour:
  • Appearance:
  • Melting point:
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in hexatungsten tetradecabromide
Element %
Br 50.35
W 49.65

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of tungsten:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of hexatungsten tetradecabromide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the W6Br14 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: W6Br14

mass  %
2197   0.0 
2198 0.0
2199 0.0
2200 0.0
2201 0.0
2202 0.0
2203 0.0
2204 0.1
2205 0.1
2206 0.3
2207 0.6
2208 1.3 _
2209 2.1 _
2210 4.1 __
2211 5.9 ___
2212 10.5 _____
2213 13.5 _______
2214 22.3 ___________
2215 26.3 _____________
2216 40.2 ____________________
2217 43.4 ______________________
2218 62.3 _______________________________
2219 61.5 _______________________________
2220 83.6 __________________________________________
2221 75.3 ______________________________________
2222 97.8 _________________________________________________
2223 79.9 ________________________________________
2224 100.0 __________________________________________________
2225 73.6 _____________________________________
2226 89.7 _____________________________________________
2227 58.8 _____________________________
2228 70.5 ___________________________________
2229 40.7 ____________________
2230 48.6 ________________________
2231 24.2 ____________
2232 29.3 _______________
2233 12.3 ______
2234 15.4 ________
2235 5.3 ___
2236 6.9 ___
2237 1.9 _
2238 2.7 _
2239 0.5
2240 0.9
2241 0.1
2242 0.2
2243 0.0
2244 0.0
2245 0.0
2246 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.
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