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  • 1312-81-8
  • La2O3
  • 99.9 %-99.999 %
  • – 400 mesh (5 mic aps)
  • 215-200-5
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Description

Characteristic

Lanthanum oxide, also known as lanthana, chemical formula La2O3, is an inorganic compound containing the rare earth element lanthanum and oxygen.

Chemical formula:La2O3

Molar mass: 325.809 g/mol

Appearance: White powder, hygroscopic

Density 6.51 g/cm3, solid

Melting point: 2,315 °C (4,199 °F; 2,588 K)

Boiling point: 4,200 °C (7,590 °F; 4,470 K)

Solubility in water:Insoluble

Band gap: 4.3 eV

Magnetic susceptibility (χ):−78.0·10−6 cm3/mol

Crystal structure:Hexagonal, hP5

Application

It is used in some ferroelectric materials, as a component of optical materials, and is a feedstock for certain catalysts, among other uses.