Chromium(IV) chloride

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Chromium(IV) chloride[1]
3D model (JSmol)
Molar mass 193.807 g/mol
Appearance gas, stable at high temperature
Density 7.922 g/L
Melting point decomposes above 600°C
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Chromium(IV) chloride (CrCl4) is an unstable chromium compound prepared by combining chromium(III) chloride and chlorine gas at elevated temperatures; it decomposes back to those substances at room temperature.


  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998). Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. pp. 4–53. ISBN 0-8493-0594-2.