Growing a Display Crystal of Recycled Potassium Tris(oxalato)ferrate(III) Tri hydrate

Junk, Peter C., Bacsa, John, and Thomas, Nicholas C. (2021) Growing a Display Crystal of Recycled Potassium Tris(oxalato)ferrate(III) Tri hydrate. Journal of Chemical Education, 98 (10). pp. 3400-3404.

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Abstract

Potassium tris(oxalato)ferrate(III) trihydrate is a commonly prepared coordination compound in general or upper-level chemistry laboratories and can be recycled to grow large single crystals that instructors may display when introducing the experiment to classes. Showing the crystal's shape can also be used to briefly introduce students to X-ray crystallography, symmetry, and unit cell dimensions.

Item ID: 69903
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1938-1328
Keywords: Coordination Compounds, Crystals/Crystallography, Demonstrations, First-Year Undergraduate/General, Inorganic Chemistry, Laboratory Instruction, Upper-Division Undergraduate, X-ray Crystallography
Copyright Information: © 2021 American Chemical Society and Division of Chemical Education, Inc.
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2021 03:41
FoR Codes: 34 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 3402 Inorganic chemistry > 340211 Transition metal chemistry @ 100%
SEO Codes: 28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280105 Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences @ 100%
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