Zirconium compounds: zirconium tetranitrate pentahydrate

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The zirconium in zirconium tetranitrate pentahydrate formally is in the oxidation state 4.

Zirconium tetranitrate pentahydrate

  • Formula as often written: Zr(NO3)4.5H2O
  • Hill system formula: H10N4O17Zr1
  • CAS registry number: [13746-89-9]
  • Formula weight: 429.32
  • Class: complex

Synonyms

  • zirconium tetranitrate pentahydrate
  • zirconium(IV) nitrate 5-water
  • zirconium nitrate 5-water

Physical properties

  • Colour: white
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 100°C (decomposes)
  • Boiling point:
  • Density: 2800 kg dm-3

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in zirconium tetranitrate pentahydrate
Element %
H 2.35
N 13.05
O 63.35
Zr 21.25

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Zr(NO3)4.5H2O unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Zr1N4O17H10

mass  %
428 100.0 __________________________________________________
429 24.1 ____________
430 37.3 ___________________
431 1.6 _
432 35.0 __________________
433 0.8
434 6.6 ___
435 0.1
436 0.2

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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