Class 12 Chemistry P Block Elements Compounds of Xenon and fluorine

Compounds of Xenon and fluorine

Xenon easily combines with fluorine to form xenon fluorides:

(a)XeF2

Preparation:

Xe  +     F2   --->  XeF2

(Xenon)  Fluroide   XenonFluoride

2 : 1  (catalyst is nickel, 673k and 1 bar )

Structure:

Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonFluoride

              Xenon difluoride

Reaction of it with water:

(b)XeF4 xenon tetrafluoride

 Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonTetraFluroide

Preparation:

The structure of xenon tetrafluoride is:

 Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonTetraFluroide_1

Xenon tetrafluoride

Reaction with water:

At normal temperature they are explosive in nature.

Class_12_Group_18_Reactions_Of_XenonTetraFluroide

(c)  XeF6 xenon hexafluoride

Preparation:

 Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonHexaChloride

 Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonHexaFluoride

xenon hexafluoride

Reaction with water

(d) XeO3 xenon trioxide

Preparation:

Class_12_Group_18_Preparation_Of_XenonTrioxide

The hybridization is: sp3.

The geometry is pyramidal.

The structure is:

Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonTrioxide

xenon trioxide

(e) XeO4 (xenon tetra oxide)

The hybridization is sp3.

The geometry is tetrahedral.

The structure is given below:

Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonTetraoxide

xenon tetra oxide

(f) XeOF2 (xenon oxy fluoride)

The hybridization is sp3d.

The geometry is given below:

 Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonOxyFluoride

xenon oxy fluoride

 

(g) XeO2F2

The hybridization is sp3d2.

The geometry is given below:

 Class_12_Group_18_Structure_Of_XenonDiOxyFluoride

 

Xenon dioxyfluoride

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