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Welcome to the Gallery of Inorganic Molecules, Polyhedra and Bioinorganic Structures Click on each of the elements in the Periodic table to view a list of structures containing that element.

The Periodic Table
Li Be B C N O F Ne
Na Mg Al Si P S Cl Ar
K Ca Sc Ti V Cr Mn Fe Co Ni Cu Zn Ga Ge As Se Br Kr
Rb Sr Y Zr Nb Mo Tc Ru Rh Pd Ag Cd In Sn Sb Te I Xe
Cs Ba La-Lu Hf Ta W Re Os Ir Pt Au Hg Tl Pb Bi Po At Rn
Fr Ra Ac-Lr Rf Db Sg Bh Hs Mt Uun Uuu Uub ....  
s block d block p block
Lanthanides La Ce Pr Nd Pm Sm Eu Gd Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu
Actinides Ac Th Pa U Np Pu Am Cm Bk Cf Es Fm Md No Lr
     f block
Many of the inorganic compounds in this collection are metal centres surrounded and stabilized by small molecules, these supporting molecules are called ligands. An array of such ligands around a center is termed a complex. The following is a list of the ligands found in this library of structures with links to example inorganic complexes: , 18-crown-6 , 221-crypt , 222-crypt , 4,4-bipyridine , acac , BH4 , binap , bipy , bissalicylaldehyde , bn , C2H4 , C6H6 , C6Me6 , C60 , C7H7 , CN , CO , cod , cot , Cp , CpMe5 , cycloheptatriene , diars , dien , dipamp , dmapy , dmpm , dppe , dppm , edta , en , fluorenyl , fod , H2 , H3 , heme , indenyl , Me , N2 , NCS , NH3 , NMe2 , NMe3 , NO3 , OH2 , OPPh3 , ox , PCy3 , PEt3 , phen , PMe3 , PPh3 , py , pyrazine , salenpy , SnCl3 , terpy , tmpyp ,