Pentazine

Pentazine is a hypothetical compound that consists of a six-membered aromatic ring containing five nitrogen atoms with the molecular formula CHN5. The name pentazine is used in the nomenclature of derivatives of this compound.

Pentazine
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Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
CHN5
Molar mass 83.054 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Pentazine is predicted to be unstable and to decompose into hydrogen cyanide (HCN) and nitrogen (N2).[1]

See alsoEdit

  • 6-membered rings with one nitrogen atom: pyridine
  • 6-membered rings with two nitrogen atoms: diazines
  • 6-membered rings with three nitrogen atoms: triazines
  • 6-membered rings with four nitrogen atoms: tetrazines
  • 6-membered rings with six nitrogen atoms: hexazine

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hurst, Derek T. (1996). "Other Tetrazines and Pentazines". Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry II. pp. 957–965. doi:10.1016/B978-008096518-5.00138-6. ISBN 9780080965185.