Strontium nitride

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Strontium nitride
Molecular formula N2Sr3
Molar mass 290.87 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Strontium nitride, Sr3N2, is produced by burning strontium metal in air (resulting in a mixture with strontium oxide) or in nitrogen. Like other metal nitrides, it reacts with water to give strontium hydroxide and ammonia:

Sr3N2 + 6 H2O → 3 Sr(OH)2 + 2 NH3

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