Caesium hexafluorocuprate(IV)

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Caesium hexafluorocuprate is a quite rare example of the +4 oxidation state of copper with the chemical formula Cs
2
CuF
6
. It is a red solid at room temperature. It can be produced by mixing CsCuCl
3
, caesium fluoride, and fluorine together at high pressure:[1]

2 CsCuCl3 + 2 CsF + 5 F2 → 2 Cs2CuF6 + 3 Cl2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mary Eagleson. Concise encyclopedia chemistry. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3-11-011451-8. 

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