October 1995 issue
TaOI2 contains sheets of distorted TaO2I4 octahedra which share trans I–I edges and trans O corners. . The Ta atoms are displaced from the centres of the octahedra forming Ta⋯Ta pairs.
The structure of Cd4GeS6 comprises GeS4 and CdS4 tetrahedra. Each vertex of a GeS4 tetrahedron is shared with two CdS4 tetrahedra.