Vanadium: lattice energies

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


  • VF3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 5895 kJ mol-1


  • VCl2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2579 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2607 kJ mol-1
  • VCl3:
    thermochemical cycle: 5315 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 5322 kJ mol-1


  • VBr2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2523 kJ mol-1
    calculated: (no value) kJ mol-1
  • VBr3:
    thermochemical cycle: 5214 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 5192 kJ mol-1


  • VI2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2456 kJ mol-1
    calculated: (no value) kJ mol-1
  • VI3:
    thermochemical cycle: 5121 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 5058 kJ mol-1


  • VH:
    thermochemical cycle: 1344 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 1184 kJ mol-1


  • VO:
    thermochemical cycle: 3863 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 3932 kJ mol-1
  • V2O3:
    thermochemical cycle: 14520 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 15096 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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