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    BISMUTH
    83
    Bi
    208.98038 (2)


    Name: bismuthGroup number: 15
    Symbol: BiGroup name: Pnictogen
    Atomic number: 83Period number: 6
    Atomic weight: 208.98038 (2)Block: p-block
    CAS Registry ID: 7440-69-9Voice:
    Standard state: solid at 298 KColour: lustrous reddish white
    Classification: MetallicAvailability:

    Nearing Zero cartoon for bismuth
    Nearing Zero cartoon included by kind permission of Nick Kim.

    Isolation

    Here is a brief summary of the isolation of bismuth.

    It is not normally necessary to make bismuth in the laboratory as it is available commercially. Bismuth is found in nature largely as bismite (Bi2O3), bismuthinite (Bi2S3), and bismutite [(BiO)2CO3]. However it is generally made as a byproduct of copper, lead,tin, silver, gold, and zinc plants. The final step involves a reduction of the oxide by charcoal.

    Fluorides
  • BiF3
  • BiF5
  • Chlorides
  • BiCl3
  • Bromides
  • BiBr3
  • Iodides
  • BiI3
  • Hydrides
  • BiH3
  • Oxides
  • Bi2O3
  • Sulfides
  • Bi2S3
  • Selenides
  • Bi2Se3
  • Tellurides
  • Bi2Te3
  • Nitrides
    none listed




    Our data and resources are taken from Web Elements