SbF5, lone pairs on F? it act as base?
Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:56 am
I have a question about SbF5 as a lewis acid/base. What about all the lone pairs on the F atoms? Couldn't these be donated so that SbF(5) would act as a base? Or is it because of the electronegativity of F that that won't happen?