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The title compound, hexakis(tetratelluriotantalum) tetraiodide hexaiodotantalate, has a [TaTe4]n chain structure, with TaI6- complex anions and I- anions between the chains. The [TaTe4]n chain contains rectangular antiprismatic TaTe8 polyhedra, each Ta atom being coordinated by four Te2 groups. The Ta atom in the TaI6- complex anion is octahedrally coordinated by I- anions.

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