Erbium compounds: dierbium tritelluride

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The erbium in dierbium tritelluride formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Crystal structure of dierbium tritelluride

Dierbium tritelluride

  • Formula as often written: Er2Te3
  • Hill system formula: Er2Te3
  • CAS registry number: [12020-39-2]
  • Formula weight: 717.32
  • Class: telluride

Synonyms

  • dierbium tritelluride
  • erbium(III) telluride
  • erbium telluride

Physical properties

  • Colour:
  • Appearance: solid
  • Melting point:
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in dierbium tritelluride
Element %
Er 46.63
Te 53.37

Synthesis

Not available

Solid state structure

  • Geometry of erbium:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of dierbium tritelluride

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Er2Te3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Er2Te3

mass  %
698   0.0 
699 0.0
700 0.0
701 0.1
702 0.2
703 0.4
704 0.9
705 1.4 _
706 3.0 __
707 4.4 __
708 8.2 ____
709 11.1 ______
710 19.0 __________
711 23.4 ____________
712 37.1 ___________________
713 41.3 _____________________
714 61.5 _______________________________
715 60.3 ______________________________
716 85.8 ___________________________________________
717 72.7 ____________________________________
718 100.0 __________________________________________________
719 71.2 ____________________________________
720 95.1 ________________________________________________
721 54.8 ___________________________
722 72.5 ____________________________________
723 31.6 ________________
724 42.1 _____________________
725 11.9 ______
726 17.8 _________
727 2.5 _
728 5.1 ___
729 0.0
730 0.8

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.
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  • 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.

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