Terbium(III) chloride

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Terbium(III) chloride
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Names
Other names
terbium trichloride
Identifiers
10042-88-3 YesY
EC Number 233-132-
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PubChem 61458
UNII 804HI855F8 N
Properties
TbCl3
Molar mass 265.2834 g/mol
Appearance white powder
Density 4.35 g/cm3, solid
Melting point 558 °C (1,036 °F; 831 K)
Boiling point 180 to 200 °C (356 to 392 °F; 453 to 473 K) (in HCl gas atmosphere)
soluble
Structure
hexagonal (UCl3 type), hP8
P63/m, No. 176
Tricapped trigonal prismatic
(nine-coordinate)
Hazards
not listed
Related compounds
Other anions
Terbium(III) oxide
Other cations
Gadolinium(III) chloride
Dysprosium(III) chloride
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

Terbium(III) chloride (TbCl3) is a chemical compound. In the solid state TbCl3 has the YCl3 layer structure.[1] Terbium(III) chloride frequently forms a hexahydrate.

Hazards[edit]

Terbium(III) chloride causes hyperemia of the iris.[2] Conditions/substances to avoid are: heat, acids and acid fumes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wells A.F. (1984) Structural Inorganic Chemistry 5th edition Oxford Science Publications ISBN 0-19-855370-6
  2. ^ George C. Y. Chiou (1999). Ophthalmic toxicology (2nd ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 1-56032-722-7.