Indium(III) telluride

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Indium(III) telluride
Other names
indium tritelluride
ECHA InfoCard 100.013.814
Molar mass 612.44 g/mol
Appearance blue cubic crystals
Density 5.75 g/cm3, solid
Melting point 667 °C (1,233 °F; 940 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Indium(III) telluride (In2Te3) is a chemical compound. It is an intermetallic compound, so it has properties intermediate from a metal alloy and a metal-nonmetal ionic crystal. As so, it has intermediate conductivity and is classified as a semiconductor.

It reacts with strong acids to produce toxic hydrogen telluride gas.


  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 4–61, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2