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Gadolinium(III) nitrate hexahydrate

crystals and lumps, 99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym: Gadolinium hexahydrate trinitrate

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Properties

Related Categories Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Synthesis, Essential Chemicals, Gadolinium Catalysts, Gadolinium Salts,
Quality Level   100
assay   99.9% trace metals basis
form   crystals and lumps
mp   91 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   [Gd+3].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[O-][N+]([O-])=O.[O-][N+]([O-])=O.[O-][N+]([O-])=O
InChI   1S/Gd.3NO3.6H2O/c;3*2-1(3)4;;;;;;/h;;;;6*1H2/q+3;3*-1;;;;;;
InChI key   XWFVFZQEDMDSET-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

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.

Application

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

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Other Notes

Hydration may vary slightly

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 1477 5.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
LW4725000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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