Zirconium compounds: zirconium disulphate tetrahydrate

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The zirconium in zirconium disulphate tetrahydrate formally is in the oxidation state 2.

Zirconium disulphate tetrahydrate

  • Formula as often written: Zr(SO4)2.4H2O
  • Hill system formula: H8O12S2Zr1
  • CAS registry number: [7446-31-3]
  • Formula weight: 355.412
  • Class: complex

Synonyms

  • zirconium disulphate tetrahydrate
  • zirconium(II) sulphate 4-water
  • zirconium disulfate 4-water
  • zirconium disulfate tetrahydrate
  • zirconium disulphate 4-water
  • zirconium sulfate 4-water
  • zirconium sulphate 4-water
  • zirconium(II) sulfate 4-water

Physical properties

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

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in zirconium disulphate tetrahydrate
Element %
H 2.27
O 54.02
S 18.04
Zr 25.67

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Zr(SO4)2.4H2O unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Zr1S2O12H8

mass  %
354 100.0 __________________________________________________
355 24.0 ____________
356 45.1 _______________________
357 3.4 __
358 38.0 ___________________
359 0.9
360 9.4 _____
361 0.2
362 0.8
363 0.0
364 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.
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  • 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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