According to VBT, the shape of [CoF6]-3 is:

According to VBT, the shape of [CoF6]-3 is octahedral.


The element Cobalt belongs to group VIII of the periodic table. It is similar to iron and nickel in its physical properties. The electronic configuration of cobalt is [Ar] 3d74s2.

Co is in +3 oxidation state in the complex [CoF6]-3Hence [CoF6]-3 is sp3d2 hybridized and the shape is octahedral.

Was this answer helpful?


3.5 (14)


Choose An Option That Best Describes Your Problem

Thank you. Your Feedback will Help us Serve you better.

Leave a Comment

Your Mobile number and Email id will not be published.




App Now