Samarium Carbonate is a water insoluble Samarium source that can easily be converted to other Samarium compounds, such as the oxide by heating (calcination).
Molar mass：480.75 g/mol (Anhydrous)
Appearance：white to light yellow powder
Solubility in H2O：Insoluble
Samarium Carbonate has specialized uses in glass, phosphors, lasers, and thermoelectric devices. Samarium is added to ceramics and glasses where it increases absorption of infrared light. It is also used as catalyst and chemical reagent.