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Holmium(III) chloride hexahydrate is a common salt but is mainly used in research. It exhibits the same color-changing behavior seen in holmium oxide, being a yellow in natural lighting and a bright pink color in fluorescent lighting.

Chemical formula:HoCl3•6H2O

Molar mass:271.289 g/mol

Appearance:Pale yellow to pink to orange crystals

Density:3.7 g/cm3

Melting point:718°C

Solubility in water:dissolves


Holmium(III) chloride hexahydrate is used as laboratory reagent and also used in proteomics research , optical glasses, structural ceramics, catalysts, electrical components and photo-optical material.