Rubidium carbonate, Rb2CO3, is a convenient compound of rubidium; it is stable, not particularly reactive, and readily soluble in water, and is the form in which rubidium is usually sold.
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||230.945 g/mol|
|Appearance||White powder, |
|Melting point||837 °C (1,539 °F; 1,110 K)|
|Boiling point||900 °C (1,650 °F; 1,170 K) (decomposes)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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It is used in some kinds of glass-making by enhancing stability and durability as well as reducing its conductivity. It is also used as a part of a catalyst for preparing short-chain alcohols from feed gas.