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CAS number 39929-22-1 YesY
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Molecular formula C4H8AuBrS
Molar mass 365.04 g mol−1
Related compounds
Related compounds chloro(tetrahydrothiophene)gold(I), chloro(dimethyl sulfide)gold(I)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Bromo(tetrahydrothiophene)gold(I) is a coordination complex of gold. It is related to the more commonly used chloro(tetrahydrothiophene)gold(I). Similarly, the tetrahydrothiophene ligand is labile and is readily substituted with other stronger ligands, to give linear gold bromide complexes.

This compound may be prepared by reaction of tetrabromoauric acid (formed from tetrachloroauric acid and hydrobromic acid) with tetrahydrothiophene.[1]


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