Neodymium compounds: neodymium sulphide

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The neodymium in neodymium sulphide formally is in the oxidation state 2.

Crystal structure of neodymium sulphide

Neodymium sulphide

  • Formula as often written: NdS
  • Hill system formula: Nd1S1
  • CAS registry number: [12035-22-2]
  • Formula weight: 176.306
  • Class: sulphide

Synonyms

  • neodymium sulphide
  • neodymium(II) sulphide
  • neodymium sulfide
  • neodymium(II) sulfide

Physical properties

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

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in neodymium sulphide
Element %
Nd 81.81
S 18.19

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of neodymium: 6 coordinate: octahedral
  • Prototypical structure: NaCl (rock salt)

Crystal structure of neodymium sulphide

Isotope pattern

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

Formula: Nd1S1

mass  %
174 100.0 __________________________________________________
175 45.7 _______________________
176 92.5 ______________________________________________
177 33.3 _________________
178 67.5 __________________________________
179 1.9 _
180 24.1 ____________
181 0.2
182 21.7 ___________
183 0.2
184 0.9
185 0.0
186 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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