|Molar mass||165.372 g/mol|
|Appearance||white crystalline solid|
|Melting point||693 °C (1,279 °F; 966 K)|
|Boiling point||1,340 °C (2,440 °F; 1,610 K)|
|98 g/100 mL|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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- RbOH + HBr → RbBr + H2O
Another method is to neutralize rubidium carbonate with hydrobromic acid:
- Rb2CO3 + 2HBr → 2RbBr + H2O + CO2
Rubidium metal would react directly with bromine to form RbBr, but this is not a sensible production method, since rubidium metal is substantially more expensive than the carbonate or hydroxide; moreover, the reaction would be explosive.
- WebElements. URL accessed March 1, 2006.
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