Samarium compounds: disamarium trisulphide

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The samarium in disamarium trisulphide formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Disamarium trisulphide

  • Formula as often written: Sm2S3
  • Hill system formula: S3Sm2
  • CAS registry number: [12067-22-0]
  • Formula weight: 396.918
  • Class: sulphide

Synonyms

  • disamarium trisulphide
  • samarium(III) sulphide
  • disamarium trisulfide
  • samarium sulfide
  • samarium sulphide
  • samarium(III) sulfide

Physical properties

  • Colour: grey-brown
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 1720°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 5900 kg m-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in disamarium trisulphide
Element %
S 24.24
Sm 75.76

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Sm2S3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Sm2S3

mass  %
384   0.6 
385 0.0
386 0.1
387 5.9 ___
388 4.6 __
389 6.3 ___
390 18.0 _________
391 22.7 ___________
392 47.8 ________________________
393 38.0 ___________________
394 38.6 ___________________
395 69.4 ___________________________________
396 48.0 ________________________
397 100.0 __________________________________________________
398 65.8 _________________________________
399 53.7 ___________________________
400 75.8 ______________________________________
401 7.6 ____
402 86.5 ___________________________________________
403 2.2 _
404 43.5 ______________________
405 0.9
406 4.9 __
407 0.1
408 0.2
409 0.0
410 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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