- Formula: Ba3N2
- Hill system formula: Ba3N2
- CAS registry number: [12047-79-9]
- Formula weight: 439.994
- Class: nitride
- Colour: yellow-brown or deep purple
- Appearance: crystalline solid
- Melting point: 1000°C (decomposes to Ba2N and N2)
- Boiling point:
- Density: 4780 kg m-3
The following are some synonyms of tribarium dinitride:
- tribarium dinitride
- barium(II) nitride
- barium nitride
The oxidation number of barium in tribarium dinitride is 2.
Barium nitride can be made by the reaction of barium metal in liquid ammonia with nitrogen.
3Ba(NH3) + N2 → Ba3N2
The table shows element percentages for Ba3N2 (tribarium dinitride).
Isotope pattern for Ba3N2
The chart below shows the calculated isotope pattern for the formula Ba3N2 with the most intense ion set to 100%.
The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.
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