Copper(III) oxide

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Copper(III) oxide
Molar mass 175.0902 g/mol
Main hazards Strong oxidizer
NFPA 704 (fire diamond)
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).
Infobox references

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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