Lead: lattice energies

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


  • PbF2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2522 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2460 kJ mol-1
  • PbF4:
    thermochemical cycle: 9461 kJ mol-1
    calculated: (no value) kJ mol-1


  • PbCl2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2269 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2229 kJ mol-1


  • PbBr2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2219 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2169 kJ mol-1


  • PbI2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2163 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2086 kJ mol-1


  • PbH:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 778 kJ mol-1


  • PbO:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 3520 kJ mol-1
  • Pb2O3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 14841 kJ mol-1
  • PbO2:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 11217 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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