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- n. The univalent anion PtF6- prepared by reacting platinum hexafluoride with certain metals or other elements.
Indeed, in 1962 Neil Bartlett, working at the University of British Columbia and later at Princeton, prepared the first noble gas compound — xenon hexafluoroplatinate, XePtF6.
You got access to the university library there do us a favour and look up table of redox potencials for the hexafluoroplatinate ion.
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