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Issue 25, 2005
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[{(Mo)Mo5O21(H2O)3(SO4)}12(VO)30(H2O)20]36−: A molecular quantum spin icosidodecahedron

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Self-assembly of aqueous solutions of molybdate and vanadate under reducing, mildly acidic conditions results in a polyoxomolybdate-based {Mo72V30} cluster compound Na8K16(VO)(H2O)5[K10⊂{(Mo)Mo5O21(H2O)3(SO4)}12(VO)30(H2O)20]·150H2O, 1, a quantum spin-based Keplerate structure.

Graphical abstract: [{(Mo)Mo5O21(H2O)3(SO4)}12(VO)30(H2O)20]36−: A molecular quantum spin icosidodecahedron

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The article was received on 31 Mar 2005, accepted on 05 May 2005 and first published on 27 May 2005

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B504491J
Chem. Commun., 2005, 3138-3140

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    [{(Mo)Mo5O21(H2O)3(SO4)}12(VO)30(H2O)20]36−: A molecular quantum spin icosidodecahedron

    B. Botar, P. Kögerler and C. L. Hill, Chem. Commun., 2005, 3138
    DOI: 10.1039/B504491J

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