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What is the configuration in [MnCl 6 ] - ? Plzz. show the at. orbitals too....

What is the configuration in [MnCl6]- ?
Plzz. show the at. orbitals too....

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Ramreddy IIT Patna
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7 years ago
Charge on Mn in the complex = -3 –(-6) = +3

Electronic configuration Mn3+: [Ar] 3d4 4s0 4p0 4d0

Since, Cl- is a weak ligand, it will not cause pairing of 3d electrons in Mn3+.Therefore, an outer field complex with sp3d2 hybridization will be formed.

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