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.

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