Rubidium iodide

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Rubidium iodide
Rubidium iodide
IUPAC name
Rubidium iodide
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RTECS number VL8925000
Molar mass 212.37 g·mol−1
Appearance solid
Density 3.110 g/cm 3
Melting point 646.85 °C (1,196.33 °F; 920.00 K)
Boiling point 1,304 °C (2,379 °F; 1,577 K)
152 g/100 mL
MSDS External MSDS
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 is 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 from the reaction of rubidium and iodine:

2 Rb + I
→ 2 RbI


  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 77th edition