Rubidium iodide

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Rubidium iodide
Rubidium iodide
CAS number 7790-29-6 YesY
PubChem 3423208
ChemSpider 74226 YesY
RTECS number VL8925000
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Molecular formula IRb
Molar mass 212.37 g mol−1
Appearance solid
Density 3.110 g/cm 3
Melting point 646.85 °C
Boiling point 1304 °C
Solubility in water 152 g/100 mL
MSDS External MSDS
LD50 4708 mg/kg (oral, rat)
Related compounds
Other anions Rubidium fluoride
Rubidium chloride
Rubidium bromide
Other cations Lithium iodide
Sodium iodide
Potassium iodide
Caesium iodide
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Rubidium iodide is a salt with a melting point of 642 °C. Its chemical formula is RbI.

Rubidium iodide can be formed when rubidium reacts with iodine in the following reaction:

2 Rb + I
→ 2 RbI


  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 77th edition