VF5 has a structure that consists of an infinite chain of molecules linked by cis-bridging fluorides. The vanadium(V) is approximately octahedral.

The white compound has a melting point of 19.5°C and a boiling point of 48.3°C. In the vapour phase it becomes monomeric with a trigonal bipyramid structure.
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