Tantalum telluride

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Tantalum telluride
CAS number 12067-66-2
PubChem 82911
EC number 235-083-4
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Molecular formula TaTe2
Molar mass 436.145 g/mol
Density 9.4 g/cm3
Crystal structure Monoclinic, mS18
Space group C2/m, No. 12
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Tantalum telluride (TaTe2) is a chemical compound of tantalum and tellurium. It is unusual in that it forms dodecagonal chalcogenide quasicrystals, a formation that cannot occur in a normal crystal because it does not result in a periodic crystal lattice.

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