Neodymium compounds: dineodymium trioxide

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The neodymium in dineodymium trioxide formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Crystal structure of dineodymium trioxide

Dineodymium trioxide

  • Formula as often written: Nd2O3
  • Hill system formula: Nd2O3
  • CAS registry number: [1313-97-9]
  • Formula weight: 336.478
  • Class: oxide

Synonyms

  • dineodymium trioxide
  • neodymium(III) oxide
  • neodymium oxide

Physical properties

  • Colour: blue
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 2320°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 7240 kg m-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in dineodymium trioxide
Element %
Nd 85.74
O 14.26

Synthesis

Not available

Solid state structure

  • Geometry of neodymium:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of dineodymium trioxide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Nd2O3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Nd2O3

mass  %
332  43.0 ______________________
333 38.7 ___________________
334 84.5 __________________________________________
335 60.6 ______________________________
336 100.0 __________________________________________________
337 48.0 ________________________
338 70.8 ___________________________________
339 25.3 _____________
340 51.6 __________________________
341 13.8 _______
342 27.6 ______________
343 5.6 ___
344 13.5 _______
345 0.0
346 3.9 __
347 0.0
348 1.9 _
349 0.0
350 0.0

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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