Chromium Chloride - CrCl3
Above 240K CrCl3 exists as a monoclinic crystal form. The structure has cubic close packed arrays of chloride ions with Cr(III) sitting in 1/3 of the octahedral sites and between adjacent layers of Cl's.

Below 240K, CrCl3 is found as a rhombohedral form.
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