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    Compounds of actinium:

    actinium (II) hydride

    • Formula as commonly written: AcH2
    • Hill system formula: Ac1H2
    • CAS registry number: [60936-81-4]
    • Formula weight: 229.044
    • Class: hydride


    • actinium (II) hydride
    • actinium dihydride
    • actinium hydride

    Physical properties

    • Colour:
    • Appearance:
    • Melting point:
    • Boiling point:
    • Density:

    Element analysis and oxidation numbers

    For each compound, and where possible, a formal oxidation number for each element is given, but the usefulness of this number is limited, especially so for p-block elements in particular. Based upon that oxidation number, an electronic configuration is also given but note that for more exotic compounds you should view this as a guide only.
    Element%Formal oxidation stateFormal electronic configuration
    Ac 99.122[Rn].6d1
    H 0.88-11s2


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    Isotope pattern

    What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the AcH2 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

    Formula: Ac1H2

    mass %229 100.0 __________________________________________________
    230 0.0


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    The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

    • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
    • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
    • F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A. Murillo, and M. Bochmann, in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
    • A.F. Trotman-Dickenson, (ed.) in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, 1973.
    • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
    • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
    • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
    • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
    • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
    • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
    • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.
  • AcF3
  • Chlorides
  • AcCl3
  • Bromides
  • AcBr3
  • Iodides
  • AcI3
  • Hydrides
  • AcH2
  • Oxides
  • Ac2O3
  • Sulfides
  • Ac2S3
  • Selenides
    none listed
    none listed
    none listed

    Our data and resources are taken from Web Elements