Tetrabromoauric acid

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Tetrabromoauric acid
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.037.385
Molar mass 517.59 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Tetrabromoauric acid is an inorganic compound with the formula HAuBr4. It is the bromide analog of chloroauric acid. It is generated analogously, by reacting a mixture of hydrobromic and nitric acids with elemental gold.[1][2]


  1. ^ Weick, C. F.; Basolo, Fred (1966). "The Aqueous Solution Chemistry and Kinetic Behavior of a Pseudo-Octahedral Complex of Gold(III)". Inorg. Chem. 5 (4): 576. doi:10.1021/ic50038a018. 
  2. ^ Afanasieva, V. A.; Glinskaya, L. A.; Klevtsova, R. F.; Mironov, I. V.; Sheludyakova, L. A. (2007). "Introduction of halogen atoms into gold(III) tetraaza metallocomplexes. Crystal and molecular structure of [Au(C9H18N4Br)](ClO4)2 and [Au(C14H20N4Br2)]ClO4". J. Struc. Chem. 48 (2): 289. doi:10.1007/s10947-007-0045-5.