Tin: lattice energies

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


  • SnF2:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2551 kJ mol-1


  • SnCl2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2297 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2276 kJ mol-1
  • SnCl4:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 8355 kJ mol-1


  • SnBr2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2245 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2211 kJ mol-1
  • SnBr4:
    thermochemical cycle: 8833 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 7970 kJ mol-1


  • SnI2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2193 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2123 kJ mol-1


No data for any hydrides of Sn.


  • SnO:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 3652 kJ mol-1
  • SnO2:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 11807 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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