Chemistry:Cerium(III) carbonate

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Cerium(III) carbonate
Names
IUPAC names
Cerium(III) carbonate
Cerium tricarbonate
Other names
Cerous carbonate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
EC Number
  • 208-655-6
UNII
Properties
Ce2(CO3)3
Molar mass 460.26 g/mol
Appearance white solid
Melting point 500 °C (932 °F; 773 K)
negligible
Hazards
H413
P273, P501
Flash point Non-flammable
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Cerium(III) carbonate Ce2(CO3)3, is the salt formed by cerium(III) cations and carbonate anions. Its pure form was not yet confirmed to exist in the nature, but Ce-bearing carbonates (mainly bastnäsite group) stand for an ore of cerium metal, along with monazite.

Molecular weight

The molecular weight of the compound of cerium(III) carbonate is 460.2587g/mole.[1]

Different names

IUPAC name: Cerium tricarbonate.[2] Other chemical names: Dicerium tricarbonate, Cerium(III) carbonate, Cerium carbonate, Cerous Carbonate, Dicerium(3+) ion tricarbonate.

Uses

Cerium(III) carbonate is used in the production of cerium(III) chloride, and in incandescent lamps.[3]

References

Carbonates
H2CO3 He
Li2CO3,
LiHCO3
BeCO3 B C (NH4)2CO3,
NH4HCO3
O F Ne
Na2CO3,
NaHCO3,
Na3H(CO3)2
MgCO3,
Mg(HCO3)2
Al2(CO3)3 Si P S Cl Ar
K2CO3,
KHCO3
CaCO3,
Ca(HCO3)2
Sc Ti V Cr MnCO3 FeCO3 CoCO3 NiCO3 CuCO3 ZnCO3 Ga Ge As Se Br Kr
Rb2CO3 SrCO3 Y Zr Nb Mo Tc Ru Rh Pd Ag2CO3 CdCO3 In Sn Sb Te I Xe
Cs2CO3,
CsHCO3
BaCO3   Hf Ta W Re Os Ir Pt Au Hg Tl2CO3 PbCO3 (BiO)2CO3 Po At Rn
Fr Ra   Rf Db Sg Bh Hs Mt Ds Rg Cn Nh Fl Mc Lv Ts Og
La2(CO3)3 Ce2(CO3)3 Pr Nd Pm Sm Eu Gd Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu
Ac Th Pa UO2CO3 Np Pu Am Cm Bk Cf Es Fm Md No Lr