Copper(III) oxide

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Copper(III) oxide
Molar mass 175.0902 g/mol
Related compounds
Other cations
Nickel(III) oxide
Related compounds
Copper(I) oxide
Copper(II) oxide
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Copper(III) oxide is a hypothetical inorganic compound with the formula Cu2O3. It has not been isolated as a pure solid. Copper(III) oxides are constituents of cuprate superconductors.[1] Copper(III) is typically stabilized in an ionic environment, e.g. potassium hexafluorocuprate(III).


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