Molybdenum(II) bromide

Molybdenum(II) bromide is an inorganic compound with the formula MoBr2. It forms yellow-red crystals.[1]

Molybdenum(II) bromide
Names
IUPAC names
Molybdenum(II) bromide
Molybdenum dibromide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
MoBr2
Molar mass 225.75 g/mol
Appearance yellow-red solid
hygroscopic
Density 4.88 g/cm3
Melting point 700 °C (1,292 °F; 973 K) (decomposes)
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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PreparationEdit

Molybdenum(II) bromide is created by the reaction of elemental molybdenum(II) chloride with lithium bromide.

Alternatively, it can be prepared by the disproportionation of molybdenum(III) bromide in a vacuum at 600 °C (1,112 °F).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Perry, Dale L. (2011). Handbook of Inorganic Compounds (2nd ed.). Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis. p. 279. ISBN 978-1-4398-1461-1.