Barium: lattice energies

All values of lattice energies are quoted in kJ mol-1.


  • BaF2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2352 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2341 kJ mol-1


  • BaCl2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2056 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2033 kJ mol-1


  • BaBr2:
    thermochemical cycle: 1985 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 1950 kJ mol-1


  • BaI2:
    thermochemical cycle: 1877 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 1831 kJ mol-1


  • BaH2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2121 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2121 kJ mol-1


  • BaO:
    thermochemical cycle: 3054 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 3029 kJ mol-1


  1. H.D.B. Jenkins - personal communication. I am grateful to Dr Don Jenkins (University of Warwick, UK) who provided the lattice energy data, which are adapted from his contribution contained within reference 2.
  2. H.D.B. Jenkins in CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 1999-2000 : A Ready-Reference Book of Chemical and Physical Data (CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, D.R. Lide, (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 79th edition, 1998.

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