Rubidium iodide

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Rubidium iodide
Rubidium iodide
IUPAC name
Rubidium iodide
7790-29-6 YesY
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ChemSpider 74226 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.029.271
PubChem 3423208
RTECS number VL8925000
Molar mass 212.3723 g/mol
Appearance solid
Density 3.110 g/cm 3
Melting point 646.85 °C (1,196.33 °F; 920.00 K)
Boiling point 1,304 °C (2,379 °F; 1,577 K)
152 g/100 mL
Safety data sheet External MSDS
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
4708 mg/kg (oral, rat)
Related compounds
Other anions
Rubidium fluoride
Rubidium chloride
Rubidium bromide
Rubidium astatide
Other cations
Lithium iodide
Sodium iodide
Potassium iodide
Caesium iodide
Francium iodide
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Rubidium iodide is a salt with a melting point of 642 °C. Its chemical formula is RbI.

Rubidium iodide can be formed from the reaction of rubidium and iodine:

2 Rb + I
→ 2 RbI


  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 77th edition