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Why do compounds having similar geometry have different magnetic moment?

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It is due to the presence of weak and strong ligands in complexes, if CFSE is high, the complex will show low value of magnetic moment and vice versa, e.g. [CoF6]3– and [Co(NH3)6]3+ , the former is paramagnetic and the latter is diamagnetic.

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