Platinum compounds: platinum telluride

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The platinum in platinum telluride formally is in the oxidation state 2.

Crystal structure of platinum telluride

Platinum telluride

  • Formula as often written: PtTe
  • Hill system formula: Pt1Te1
  • CAS registry number: [12166-00-6]
  • Formula weight: 322.678
  • Class: telluride

Synonyms

  • platinum telluride
  • platinum(II) telluride

Physical properties

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

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in platinum telluride
Element %
Pt 60.46
Te 39.54

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of platinum:
  • Prototypical structure: NiAs

Crystal structure of platinum telluride

Isotope pattern

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

Formula: Pt1Te1

mass  %
312   0.0 
313 0.0
314 0.3
315 0.2
316 4.5 __
317 6.0 ___
318 13.2 _______
319 20.5 __________
320 50.3 _________________________
321 40.4 ____________________
322 77.2 _______________________________________
323 54.8 ___________________________
324 100.0 __________________________________________________
325 55.7 ____________________________
326 52.8 __________________________
327 0.0
328 11.9 ______

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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