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Table 4 Distortions from the ideal geometries of the chloride first coordination spheres

From: Buried chloride stereochemistry in the Protein Data Bank

Coordination number Stereochemistry Average distortions with standard error in parentheses (degrees) % of chlorides that assume the ideal stereochemistry (within 20 degrees)
2 Linear 75.0 (5.4) 0
3 Trigonal 27.5 (1.1) 29
4 Tetrahedral 25.8 (0.7) 25
Square planar 27.5 (0.6) 10
5 Trigonal bipyramidal 18.4 (0.6) 70
Square pyramidal 24.7 (0.7) 21
6 Octahedral 34.8 (0.9) 0
Trigonal prismatic 30.6 (1.1) 7