Cobalt: hexaaquocobalt dichloride
hexaaquocobalt dichloride is known by the following synonyms:
- hexaaquocobalt dichloride
- cobalt(II) chloride 6-water
- cobalt chloride 6-water
- cobalt dichloride 6-water
The oxidation number of cobalt in hexaaquocobalt dichloride is 2.
- Formula: CoCl2.6H2O
- Hill system formula: Cl2Co1H12O6
- CAS registry number: [7791-13-1]
- Formula weight: 237.93
- Class: complex
- Colour: pink or red
- Appearance: crystalline solid
- Melting point: 86°C (dehydrates)
- Boiling point:
- Density: 1924 kg m-3
Isotope pattern for CoCl2.6H2O
THe chart below shows the calculated isotope pattern for the formula CoCl2.6H2O with the most intense ion set to 100%.
The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.
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