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Structure of the Trifluorides of Aluminium, Iron, Cobalt, Rhodium, and Palladium

Nature volume 128, page 303 (22 August 1931) | Download Citation



UNTIL recently very little was known about the structure of these trifluorides.1,2 An examination by the powder method was made of aluminium and iron trifluorides, forming a part of an investigation on the structure of the trihalogen salts of aluminium, iron, and chromium. Tho diagrams so obtained proved that the trifluorides mentioned in tho title are all isomorphous, as was already known of the four latter compounds.

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    , Z. Anorg. Chem., 196, 395; 1931.

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  1. Laboratory for General and Inorganic Chemistry, University of Amsterdam, July 14.

    • J. A. A. KETELAAR


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