Gadolinium compounds: digadolinium trioxide

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The gadolinium in digadolinium trioxide formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Digadolinium trioxide

  • Formula as often written: Gd2O3
  • Hill system formula: Gd2O3
  • CAS registry number: [12064-62-9]
  • Formula weight: 362.498
  • Class: oxide

Synonyms

  • digadolinium trioxide
  • gadolinium(III) oxide
  • gadolinium oxide

Physical properties

  • Colour: white
  • Appearance: solid
  • Melting point: 2420°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 7100 kg m-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in digadolinium trioxide
Element %
Gd 86.76
O 13.24

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Gd2O3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Gd2O3

mass  %
354   0.1 
355 0.4
356 0.8
357 4.7 __
358 20.9 __________
359 44.3 ______________________
360 65.8 _________________________________
361 90.8 _____________________________________________
362 89.7 _____________________________________________
363 94.3 _______________________________________________
364 100.0 __________________________________________________
365 45.6 _______________________
366 72.0 ____________________________________
367 0.4
368 31.8 ________________
369 0.0
370 0.2

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.
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  • 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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