691348 Aldrich

Basolite® Z1200

produced by BASF

Synonym: 2-Methylimidazole zinc salt, ZIF-8

  • CAS Number 59061-53-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H12N4Zn

  • Molecular Weight 229.60


Related Categories Alternative Energy, MOFs, Materials Science, Materials for Hydrogen Storage, Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs),
grade   produced by BASF
particle size   4.9 μm (D50)
surface area   BET surf. area 1300-1800 m2/g
bulk density   0.35 g/cm3



Used for separations (paraffin isomers, alkanes), sensors, and gas adsorption (hydrogen gas)

General description

Metal organic framework (MOF)
Zinc imidazolate frameworks (ZIF)

Other Notes

can be activated at 100°C (vacuum)


10, 100 g in poly bottle

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Basolite is a registered trademark of BASF SE

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