Antimony compounds: diantimony triselenide

antimony symbol icon

The antimony in diantimony triselenide formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Crystal structure of diantimony triselenide

Diantimony triselenide

  • Formula as often written: Sb2Se3
  • Hill system formula: Sb2Se3
  • CAS registry number: [1315-05-5]
  • Formula weight: 480.4
  • Class: selenide

Synonyms

  • diantimony triselenide
  • antimony(III) selenide
  • antimony selenide

Physical properties

  • Colour: green
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 611°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 5810 kg m-3

Suppliers

Coming soon...

Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in diantimony triselenide
Element %
Sb 50.69
Se 49.31

Synthesis

Not available

Solid state structure

  • Geometry of antimony:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of diantimony triselenide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Sb2Se3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Sb2Se3

mass  %
468   0.0 
469 0.0
470 0.4
471 0.1
472 2.1 _
473 0.3
474 8.2 ____
475 0.9
476 23.7 ____________
477 1.9 _
478 51.9 __________________________
479 2.8 _
480 84.4 __________________________________________
481 2.5 _
482 100.0 __________________________________________________
483 1.2 _
484 79.2 ________________________________________
485 0.2
486 37.9 ___________________
487 0.0
488 10.1 _____
489 0.0
490 1.4 _
491 0.0
492 0.1

References

The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

  • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
  • F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A. Murillo, and M. Bochmann, in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Trotman-Dickenson, (ed.) in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, 1973.
  • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
  • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
  • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
  • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
  • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.

WebElements Shop

WebElements now has a WebElements shop at which you can buy periodic table posters, mugs, T-shirts, games, fridge magnets, molecular models, and more.

Periodic Table fridge magnets Periodic Table fridge magnets
Buy our periodic table fridge magnets here

WebElements poster Periodic table t-shirts Periodic table mouse mats Molymod molecular model kits Chemistry educational resources

antimony atomic number