Chemistry:Cerium(III) hydroxide

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Cerium(III) oxide
Names
IUPAC name
Cerium(III) hydroxide
Other names
Cerium trihydroxide
Cerous hydroxide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
EC Number
  • 239-881-3
Properties
Ce(OH)3
Molar mass 191.148 g/mol
Appearance white crystals
insoluble
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Cerium(III) hydroxide is a hydroxide of the rare-earth metal cerium. It is a pale white powder with the chemical formula Ce(OH)3.[1]

Preparation

Cerium(III) hydroxide is prepared by the reaction of hot water at 90 °C on cerium metal:

[math]\ce{ {2Ce} + 6H2O ->[{}\atop{90^\circ \ce C}] 2Ce(OH)3(v) + 3H2{\uparrow} }[/math]

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