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Gadolinium(III) nitrate hexahydrate

crystals and lumps, 99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym: Gadolinium hexahydrate trinitrate

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Related Categories Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Synthesis, Essential Chemicals, Gadolinium, Gadolinium Salts,
InChI Key   XWFVFZQEDMDSET-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99.9% trace metals basis
form   crystals and lumps
mp   91 °C(lit.)

Description

Other Notes

Hydration may vary slightly

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

Used as neutron poison in nuclear reactors, as raw material for Gadolinium compounds, and in the production of Gadolinium oxide (Gd2O3) nanoparticles.

General description

Crystal symmetry of Gadolinium (III) nitrate is triclinic. Its a highly water soluble crystalline oxidizing agent. It forms Ga2O3 upon heating to temperatures 500oC.

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Ultra-High Purity Inorganics
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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1477 5.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
LW4725000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

The Rare Earth Crisis—The Supply/Demand Situation for 2010–2015

K.A. Gschneidner, Jr. Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy and Department of Materials Science and Engineering Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011-3020, USA Email: cagey@ameslab.gov
Keywords: Absorption, Automotive, Capillary electrophoresis, Catalysis, Ceramics, Coloring agents, Detection methods, Environmental, Industries, Magnetic resonance imaging, Materials Science, Oxidations, Poisons, Reductions, Scintillation, Semiconductor, Separation, Substitutions

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