Titanium compounds: titanium disulphide

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The titanium in titanium disulphide formally is in the oxidation state 4.

Crystal structure of titanium disulphide

Titanium disulphide

  • Formula as often written: TiS2
  • Hill system formula: S2Ti1
  • CAS registry number: [12039-13-3]
  • Formula weight: 111.999
  • Class: sulphide

Synonyms

  • titanium disulphide
  • titanium(IV) sulphide
  • titanium disulfide
  • titanium sulfide
  • titanium sulphide
  • titanium(IV) sulfide

Physical properties

  • Colour: yellow-brown
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point:
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 3370 kg m-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in titanium disulphide
Element %
S 57.26
Ti 42.74

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of titanium:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of titanium disulphide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the TiS2 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Ti1S2

mass  %
110  10.7 _____
111 10.0 _____
112 100.0 __________________________________________________
113 9.8 _____
114 16.2 ________
115 0.9
116 0.9
117 0.0
118 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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