return to home page

II.A.3. (XII.A.1.)

Listing of experimental geometry data for Al2Cl6 (Aluminum, di--chlorotetrachlorodi-)

No experimental rotational constants available.
Calculated rotational constants for Al2Cl6 (Aluminum, di--chlorotetrachlorodi-).

Point Group D2h

Internal coordinates (distances (r) in Å) (angles (a) in degrees) (dihedrals (d) in degrees)
Description Value Connectivity Reference Comment
Atom 1 Atom 2 Atom 3 Atom 4
rAlCl 2.040 1 3 1976Hellwege(II/7) ED
rAlCl 2.240 1 5 1976Hellwege(II/7)
aClAlCl 122 5 1 6 1976Hellwege(II/7)
aClAlCl 87 3 1 4
picture of Aluminum, di--chlorotetrachlorodi-

Bond descriptions
Examples: C-C single bond, C=C, double bond, C#C triple bond, C:C aromatic bond
Bond Type Count
Al-Cl 8

Atom x (Å) y (Å) z (Å)
Al1 1.6248 0.0000 0.0000
Al2 -1.6248 0.0000 0.0000
Cl3 0.0000 0.0000 1.5419
Cl4 0.0000 0.0000 -1.5419
Cl5 2.6138 1.7842 0.0000
Cl6 2.6138 -1.7842 0.0000
Cl7 -2.6138 1.7842 0.0000
Cl8 -2.6138 -1.7842 0.0000

Atom - Atom Distances (Å)
  Al1 Al2 Cl3 Cl4 Cl5 Cl6 Cl7 Cl8

Calculated geometries for Al2Cl6 (Aluminum, di--chlorotetrachlorodi-).

By selecting the following links, you may be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to
squib reference DOI
1976Hellwege(II/7) Hellwege, KH and AM Hellwege (ed.). Landolt-Bornstein: Group II: Atomic and Molecular Physics Volume 7: Structure Data of Free Polyatomic Molecules. Springer-Verlag. Berlin. 1976.  

Got a better number? Please email us at