Zinc pyrophosphate

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Zinc pyrophosphate[1]
Zinc pyrophosphate
CAS number 7446-26-6
PubChem 62641
ChemSpider 56393 YesY
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Molecular formula Zn2P2O7
Molar mass 304.72 g/mol
Appearance White crystalline powder
Density 3.75 g/cm3
Solubility in water Insoluble
Solubility Soluble in dilute acids
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Zinc pyrophospate (Zn2P2O7) is an ionic inorganic chemical compound composed of Zn2+ cations and pyrophosphate anions. It is useful in gravimetric analysis of zinc. Zinc pyrophosphate is obtained by precipitating zinc as a phosphate, then heating over 1123 K.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 4–96, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2