Lanthanum: lattice energies

All values of lattice energies are quoted in kJ mol-1.


  • LaF3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 4682 kJ mol-1


  • LaCl3:
    thermochemical cycle: 4242 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 4343 kJ mol-1


  • LaBr3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 4209 kJ mol-1


  • LaI3:
    thermochemical cycle: 3986 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 3916 kJ mol-1


  • LaH:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 828 kJ mol-1
  • LaH2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2522 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2380 kJ mol-1
  • LaH3:
    thermochemical cycle: 4493 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 4895 kJ mol-1


  • La2O3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 12452 kJ mol-1


  1. H.D.B. Jenkins - personal communication. I am grateful to Dr Don Jenkins (University of Warwick, UK) who provided the lattice energy data, which are adapted from his contribution contained within reference 2.
  2. H.D.B. Jenkins in CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 1999-2000 : A Ready-Reference Book of Chemical and Physical Data (CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, D.R. Lide, (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 79th edition, 1998.

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