Re: Xenon compounds are much more variable than (say) Argon ones,was Re: frozen xenonauts

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Jul 06 2001 - 04:00:36 MDT

On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, Michael M. Butler wrote:

> Stressed bonds are the usual suspects. XeF6 is relatively inert (aka
> "the most like Teflon"). XeO3, otoh, is highly explosive. The trend

Uh. XeF6 is reactive as hell (it hydrolyzes to XeO3 in presence of water).
You probably are thinking of SF6.

Gentlemen, mad science is perfectly allright, but please let's keep it

> seems relatively monotonic.

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