254266 Aldrich

Lead(II) telluride Green Alternative

99.998% trace metals basis



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assay   99.998% trace metals basis
form   crystals and lumps
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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mp   905 °C (lit.)
density   8.164 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)



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General description

Lead telluride (PbTe) has a cubic rocksalt crystal structure which undergoes transition at high pressures to an orthorhombic structure.1 PbTe is a thermoelectric material, oxidation in air has been reported. 2

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