Strontium nitride

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Strontium nitride
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Melting point 1,200[1] °C (2,190 °F; 1,470 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Strontium nitride, Sr3N2, is produced by burning strontium metal in air (resulting in a mixture with strontium oxide) or in nitrogen. Like other metal nitrides, it reacts with water to give strontium hydroxide and ammonia:

Sr3N2 + 6 H2O → 3 Sr(OH)2 + 2 NH3

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  1. ^ a b Lide, David R., ed. (2009). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (90th ed.). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. p. 4-92. ISBN 978-1-4200-9084-0.