Strontium dibromide hexahydrate
- Formula: SrBr2.6H2O
- Hill system formula: Br2H12O6Sr1
- CAS registry number: [7789-53-9]
- Formula weight: 355.52
- Class: complex
- Colour: white
- Appearance: crystalline solid
- Melting point: 180°C (dehydrates to SrBr2)
- Boiling point:
The following are some synonyms of strontium dibromide hexahydrate:
- strontium dibromide hexahydrate
- strontium(II) bromide
- strontium bromide
The oxidation number of strontium in strontium dibromide hexahydrate is 2.
Pute strontium dibromide can be made on a small scale by the reaction of strontium metal in liquid ammonia with ammonium chloride.
Sr(NH3) + NH4Cl → 2SrCl2(s) + 2NH3 + H2(g)
The hexahydrate SrBr2.6H2O [7789-53-9] loses all six waters upon heating at 180°C to form anhydrous SrBr2.
The table shows element percentages for SrBr2.6H2O (strontium dibromide hexahydrate).
Isotope pattern for SrBr2.6H2O
The chart below shows the calculated isotope pattern for the formula SrBr2.6H2O with the most intense ion set to 100%.
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