Gold(I,III) chloride

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Gold(I,III) chloride
Skeletal formula of gold(I,III) chloride with implicit oxidation states shown
Ball and stick model of gold(I,III) chloride
Identifiers
CAS number 62792-24-9 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula Au
4
Cl
8
Molar mass 1071.490 g mol-1
Appearance black crystals
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Gold(I,III) chloride is a black solid with chemical formula Au4Cl8 that contains gold in two different oxidation states - +1 and +3. It is a photosensitive solid and should be kept away from light and stored in dark-coloured containers.

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