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  • 19423-78-0
  • NdCl3•xH2O
  • 99.9-99.99%
  • -100 Mesh
  • NO
  • 233-031-5
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Description

Characteristic

Neodymium(III) chloride or neodymium trichloride is a chemical compound of neodymium and chlorine with the formula NdCl3. This anhydrous compound is a mauve-colored solid that rapidly absorbs water on exposure to air to form a purple-colored hexahydrate, NdCl3•6H2O.

Chemical formula:NdCl3•6H2O

Molar mass:358.69 g/mol

Appearance:mauve-colored powder,hygroscopic

Density:2.282g/cm3

Melting point:124 °C

Stability:Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.

Application

It has several important applications as an intermediate chemical for production of neodymium metal and neodymium-based lasers and optical fibers. Other applications include a catalyst in organic synthesis and in decomposition of waste water contamination, corrosion protection of aluminium and its alloys, and fluorescent labeling of organic molecules (DNA).