AlF3 is almost insoluble in anhydrous HF but dissolves if KF is present.passage of BF3 through the resulting solution causes AlF3 to precipitate... can anyone explain the idea behind this?
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AlF3 doesn't dissolve in HF because of the fluorine. It's doesn't allow for coordination due to the hydrogen. However, it will dissolve in KF. If you look at the chemical reaction, it's able to form a salt!
\[3 KF + AlF_3 -> 3 KF.AlF_3\]
However, when BF3 is added
\[3 KF.AlF_3 + 3 BF_3 -> AlF_3(s) + 3 KBF_4 \]
can u pls explain ur first 2 statements.... i want a detailed answer...
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yeah right! thankx
Not much I can use to describe this w/o going outside the scope of general chemistry.
ya pretty difficult...
The best explanation is with a chemical reaction. In an inorganic chemistry course, the explanation I gave would be detailed enough. To be more specific, it's b/c the product formed with BF3 is more complex. able to decompose AlF3