Lead(IV) chloride at 150 K

I J Maley, S Parsons, C R Pulham

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Abstract

Lead(IV) chloride, PbCl4, is a volatile air-sensitive liquid under ambient conditions. The crystal structure consists of tetrahedral molecules residing on crystallographic twofold axes, with no intermolecular interactions within the sum of van der Waals radii. Unlike the lighter Group 14 analogues, which are based on hexagonal close packing of Cl atoms, the Cl atoms in PbCl4 form a cubic close-packed array.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)I79-I81
Number of pages3
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Volume58
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2002

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