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    NEODYMIUM
    60
    Nd
    144.24 (3) g


    Compounds of neodymium:

    neodymium (II) bromide

    • Formula as commonly written: NdBr2
    • Hill system formula: Br2Nd1
    • CAS registry number: [59325-04-1]
    • Formula weight: 304.048
    • Class: bromide

    Synonyms

    • neodymium (II) bromide
    • neodymium bromide
    • neodymium dibromide

    Physical properties

    • Colour: dark green
    • Appearance: crystalline solid
    • Melting point: 725°C
    • 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
    Br 52.56-1[Ar].3d10.4s2.4p6
    Nd 47.442[Xe].4f4

    Synthesis

    Not available

    Isotope pattern

    What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the NdBr2 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

    Formula: Nd1Br2

    mass %300 30.4 _______________
    301 13.7 _______
    302 85.9 ___________________________________________
    303 35.9 __________________
    304 100.0 __________________________________________________
    305 31.0 ________________
    306 69.2 ___________________________________
    307 8.8 ____
    308 37.1 ___________________
    309 0.0
    310 18.4 _________
    311 0.0
    312 6.0 ___

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    References

    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.
    Fluorides
  • NdF3
  • Chlorides
  • NdCl2
  • NdCl3
  • Bromides
  • NdBr2
  • NdBr3
  • Iodides
  • NdI2
  • NdI3
  • Hydrides
    none listed
    Oxides
  • Nd2O3
  • Sulfides
  • NdS
  • Nd2S3
  • Selenides
  • NdSe
  • Tellurides
  • NdTe
  • Nd2Te3
  • Nitrides
  • NdN






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