Indium compounds: diindium tritelluride

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The indium in diindium tritelluride formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Diindium tritelluride

  • Formula as often written: In2Te3
  • Hill system formula: In2Te3
  • CAS registry number: [1312-45-4]
  • Formula weight: 612.436
  • Class: telluride

Synonyms

  • diindium tritelluride
  • indium(III) telluride
  • indium telluride

Physical properties

  • Colour: black
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 667°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 5750 kg m-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in diindium tritelluride
Element %
In 37.50
Te 62.50

Synthesis

Not available

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the In2Te3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: In2Te3

mass  %
596   0.0 
597 0.0
598 0.1
599 0.2
600 0.6
601 0.7
602 2.1 _
603 2.6 _
604 6.2 ___
605 6.6 ___
606 15.6 ________
607 13.9 _______
608 32.1 ________________
609 23.7 ____________
610 54.9 ___________________________
611 32.0 ________________
612 80.4 ________________________________________
613 27.6 ______________
614 100.0 __________________________________________________
615 13.2 _______
616 95.3 ________________________________________________
617 0.0
618 60.5 ______________________________
619 0.0
620 20.8 __________

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.
  • 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.

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