Tantalum telluride

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Tantalum telluride
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Names
IUPAC name
tantalum(IV) telluride
Other names
tantalum ditelluride
tantalum telluride
Identifiers
12067-66-2
EC Number 235-083-4
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PubChem 82911
Properties
TaTe2
Molar mass 436.145 g/mol
Density 9.4 g/cm3
Structure
Monoclinic, mS18
C2/m, No. 12
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Tantalum telluride (TaTe2) is a chemical compound of tantalum and tellurium. It is unusual in that it forms dodecagonal chalcogenide quasicrystals, a formation that cannot occur in a normal crystal because it does not result in a periodic crystal lattice.

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