Calcium azide

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Calcium azide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
CaN6
Molar mass 124.12 g/mol
Appearance colorless crystals
Melting point 100 °C (212 °F; 373 K) decomposes at 150 °C
38.1 g/100 mL (0 °C)
Solubility slightly soluble in ethanol
insoluble in ether, acetone
Thermochemistry
14.2 kJ/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Calcium azide is a chemical compound with the formula CaN6.[1]

Production[edit]

It can be obtained from a distilled reaction between hydrazoic acid and calcium hydroxide.

Safety[edit]

Calcium azide is sensitive to impact, in which it may detonate and ignite.

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