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hexafluoroplatinate

Definitions

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  • n. The univalent anion PtF6- prepared by reacting platinum hexafluoride with certain metals or other elements.

Etymologies

From hexa- + fluoro- + platinate. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

    Ramsay, William

  • You got access to the university library there do us a favour and look up table of redox potencials for the hexafluoroplatinate ion.

    The Loathesome Tale of Mr. and Mrs. O'Noisigan

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