Praseodymium(IV) oxide

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Praseodymium dioxide
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Names
IUPAC name
Praseodymium(IV) oxide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
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EC Number
  • 234-838-5
  • InChI=1S/2O.Pr
    Key: BOWRJOSABXTXBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • O=[Pr]=O
Properties
PrO2
Molar mass 172.91
Appearance Dark brownish crystal[1]
Related compounds
Related compounds
Praseodymium(III) oxide
Praseodymium(III,IV) oxide
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Praseodymium(IV) oxide is an inorganic compound with chemical formula PrO2.

Production[edit]

Praseodymium(IV) oxide can be produced by boiling Pr6O11 in water or acetic acid:[1]

Pr6O11 + 3 H2O → 4 PrO2 + 2 Pr(OH)3

Chemical reactions[edit]

Praseodymium(IV) oxide starts to decompose at 320~360 °C, liberating oxygen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chinese: 《无机化学丛书》.第七卷 钪 稀土元素. 科学出版社. 1.3.4 氧化态+4的化合物. P193~195