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Ce2(CO3)3

99.9%

– 200 mesh

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Description

Characteristic

Cerium(III) carbonate Ce2(CO3)3, is the salt formed by cerium(III) cations and carbonate anions. Its pure form was not yet confirmed to exist in the nature, but Ce-bearing carbonates (mainly bastnäsite group) stand for an ore of cerium metal, along with monazite.

Chemical formula:Ce2(CO3)3

Molar mass: 460.26 g/mol

Appearance: white solid

Melting point: 500 °C (932 °F; 773 K)

Solubility in water:negligible

Application

Cerium(III) carbonate is used in the production of cerium(III) chloride, and in incandescent lamps.