Xenon Fluorosilicate and Related Compounds

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Science  27 Mar 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3613, pp. 1431
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3613.1431


The reaction product of Xe, F2, and SiF4 in a glow discharge has been shown to have a composition approximating Xe2SiF6. It and a similar hexafluorophosphate are unstable at room temperature. A stable hexafluoro-antimonate is formed from Xe, F2, and SbF5 at 250°C.

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