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Crystals 2012, 2(2), 704-709; doi:10.3390/cryst2020704
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Ru11Lu20, a New Intermetallic Compound with Eight- to Ten-Coordinate Ruthenium Atoms

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Received: 14 May 2012 / Revised: 11 June 2012 / Accepted: 12 June 2012 / Published: 20 June 2012
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Abstract

The new intermetallic compound Ru11Lu20 was obtained as black single crystals during an attempted comproportionation reaction of lutetium(III) chloride, LuCl3, with metallic lutetium in the presence of ruthenium metal at 950 °C. Ru11Lu20 crystallizes with the trigonal space group R-3, Z = 6, a = 1255.1(1), c = 2973.0(4) pm, R1 for all data: 0.0380. Ruthenium atoms center eight-, nine- and ten-vertex polyhedra of lutetium atoms which are connected in a complicated manner to a three-dimensional network.
Keywords: ruthenium; lutetium; polar intermetallic; crystal structure ruthenium; lutetium; polar intermetallic; crystal structure
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Zimmermann, S.; Pantenburg, I.; Meyer, G. Ru11Lu20, a New Intermetallic Compound with Eight- to Ten-Coordinate Ruthenium Atoms. Crystals 2012, 2, 704-709.

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