Scandium compounds: discandium tritelluride

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The scandium in discandium tritelluride formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Crystal structure of discandium tritelluride

Discandium tritelluride

  • Formula as often written: Sc2Te3
  • Hill system formula: Sc2Te3
  • CAS registry number: [12166-44-8]
  • Formula weight: 472.712
  • Class: telluride

Synonyms

  • discandium tritelluride
  • scandium(III) telluride
  • scandium telluride

Physical properties

  • Colour: black
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point:
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 5300 kg m-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in discandium tritelluride
Element %
Sc 19.02
Te 80.98

Synthesis

Not available

Solid state structure

  • Geometry of scandium:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of discandium tritelluride

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Sc2Te3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Sc2Te3

mass  %
456   0.0 
457 0.0
458 0.1
459 0.1
460 0.5
461 0.6
462 1.8 _
463 2.3 _
464 5.4 ___
465 6.0 ___
466 14.2 _______
467 13.0 ______
468 30.1 _______________
469 22.9 ___________
470 52.6 __________________________
471 32.2 ________________
472 78.4 _______________________________________
473 28.8 ______________
474 100.0 __________________________________________________
475 14.4 _______
476 98.0 _________________________________________________
477 0.0
478 63.8 ________________________________
479 0.0
480 22.7 ___________

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.
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  • 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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