Neodymium compounds: dineodymium trisulphide

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

Crystal structure of dineodymium trisulphide

Dineodymium trisulphide

  • Formula as often written: Nd2S3
  • Hill system formula: Nd2S3
  • CAS registry number: [12035-32-4]
  • Formula weight: 384.678
  • Class: sulphide

Synonyms

  • dineodymium trisulphide
  • neodymium(III) sulphide
  • dineodymium trisulfide
  • neodymium sulfide
  • neodymium sulphide
  • neodymium(III) sulfide

Physical properties

  • Colour:
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 2207°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 7000 kg m-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in dineodymium trisulphide
Element %
Nd 74.99
S 25.01

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of neodymium:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of dineodymium trisulphide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Nd2S3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Nd2S3

mass  %
380  38.3 ___________________
381 35.3 __________________
382 80.8 ________________________________________
383 60.0 ______________________________
384 100.0 __________________________________________________
385 51.9 __________________________
386 75.8 ______________________________________
387 29.8 _______________
388 55.0 ____________________________
389 16.6 ________
390 31.1 ________________
391 7.3 ____
392 15.5 ________
393 1.1 _
394 5.1 ___
395 0.1
396 2.2 _
397 0.0
398 0.2
399 0.0
400 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.
  • 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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