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    NEODYMIUM
    60
    Nd
    144.24 (3) g


    Compounds of neodymium:

    neodymium (II) telluride

    • Formula as commonly written: NdTe
    • Hill system formula: Nd1Te1
    • CAS registry number: [12060-53-6]
    • Formula weight: 271.84
    • Class: telluride

    Synonyms

    • neodymium (II) telluride
    • neodymium telluride

    Physical properties

    • Colour:
    • Appearance: solid
    • 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
    Nd 53.062[Xe].4f4
    Te 46.94-2[Kr].4d10.5s2.5p6

    Synthesis

    Not available

    Solid state structure

    • Geometry of neodymium: 6 coordinate: octahedral
    • Prototypical structure: NaCl (rock salt)

    Crystal structure of neodymium (II) telluride

    Isotope pattern

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

    Formula: Nd1Te1

    mass %262 0.1 
    263 0.1
    264 3.6 __
    265 2.8 _
    266 10.1 _____
    267 14.5 _______
    268 37.7 ___________________
    269 22.4 ___________
    270 72.0 ____________________________________
    271 32.9 ________________
    272 100.0 __________________________________________________
    273 35.4 __________________
    274 72.8 ____________________________________
    275 15.7 ________
    276 42.7 _____________________
    277 0.0
    278 18.3 _________
    279 0.0
    280 9.4 _____

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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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