Chromium Chloride - CrCl3
CrCl3 has a common structural arrangement shared by many halides of the transition metals with formula MX3. It has a cubic close packed array of chloride ions with Cr(III) sitting in 1/3 of the octahedral sites and between adjacent layers of Cl's.

This form exists below 240K, at room temperature a monoclinic form is found.
Information is available to show how the individual structural pages were created.
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