Sodium: lattice energies

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


  • NaF:
    thermochemical cycle: 923 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 910 kJ mol-1


  • NaCl:
    thermochemical cycle: 786 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 769 kJ mol-1


  • NaBr:
    thermochemical cycle: 747 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 732 kJ mol-1


  • NaI:
    thermochemical cycle: 704 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 682 kJ mol-1


  • NaH:
    thermochemical cycle: 808 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 782 kJ mol-1


  • Na2O:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2481 kJ mol-1
  • NaO2:
    thermochemical cycle: 796 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 799 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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