Titanium compounds: dititanium trisulphide

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The titanium in dititanium trisulphide formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Crystal structure of dititanium trisulphide

Dititanium trisulphide

  • Formula as often written: Ti2S3
  • Hill system formula: S3Ti2
  • CAS registry number: [12039-16-6]
  • Formula weight: 191.932
  • Class: sulphide

Synonyms

  • dititanium trisulphide
  • titanium(III) sulphide
  • dititanium trisulfide
  • titanium trisulfide
  • titanium trisulphide
  • titanium(III) sulfide

Physical properties

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

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in dititanium trisulphide
Element %
S 50.12
Ti 49.88

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of titanium:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of dititanium trisulphide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Ti2S3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Ti2S3

mass  %
188   1.1 _
189 2.0 _
190 21.5 ___________
191 20.8 __________
192 100.0 __________________________________________________
193 20.4 __________
194 27.7 ______________
195 3.7 __
196 3.1 __
197 0.3
198 0.2
199 0.0
200 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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