The red-violet color of Xe(OTeF5)6(1) must be attributed to the bonding state of hexavalent xenon which possesses a nonbonding electron pair: Te(OTeF5)6 has no such pair and is colorless. The extremely light-sensitive compound (1) probably exists as a monomeric molecule with covalent bonds.
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