Scandium bromide, or ScBr3, is a trihalide, hygroscopic, water-soluble chemical compound of scandium and bromine.
Molar mass: 284.67 g/mol
Appearance: anhydrous powder
Density: 3.914 g/cm3
Melting point: 904 °C (1,659 °F; 1,177 K)
Solubility in water:soluble
Solubility: soluble in ethanol
Scandium bromide is used for solid state synthesis of unusual clusters such as Sc19Br28Z4, (Z=Mn, Fe, Os or Ru). These clusters are of interest for their structure and magnetic properties.