Americium(III) nitrate

Summary

Americium(III) nitrate is an inorganic compound, a salt of americium and nitric acid with the chemical formula Am(NO3)3.[1][2][3] The compound is soluble in water and radioactive.

Americium(III) nitrate
Names
Other names
Americium trinitrate, Americium nitrate
Identifiers
  • 25933-53-3 checkY
  • 132499-98-0 (hydrate) checkY
  • 1809200-98-3 (trihydrate) checkY
  • 1809734-80-2 (nonahydrate) checkY
3D model (JSmol)
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ChemSpider
  • 19989193
EC Number
  • 247-351-8
  • 161508
  • InChI=1S/Am.3NO3/c;3*2-1(3)4/q;3*-1
    Key: NIYOQRBCYVLQML-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • [N+](=O)([O-])[O-].[N+](=O)([O-])[O-].[N+](=O)([O-])[O-].[Am]
Properties
Am(NO3)3
Molar mass 429.08
Soluble
Hazards
GHS labelling:
Warning
Related compounds
Related compounds
Terbium(III) nitrate
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

SynthesisEdit

Reaction of americium and nitric acid:

 

Chemical propertiesEdit

Americium(III) nitrate thermally decomposes to form americium(III) oxide.[citation needed]

It forms crystal hydrates.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chambers, Michael. "ChemIDplus - 0025933533 - GMIZSJXFNCBKPE-UHFFFAOYSA-N - Americium nitrate - Similar structures search, synonyms, formulas, resource links, and other chemical information". U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  2. ^ Silva, R. J.; Bidoglio, G.; Robouch, P. B.; Puigdomenech, I.; Wanner, H.; Rand, M. H. (2 December 2012). Chemical Thermodynamics of Americium. Newnes. p. 245. ISBN 978-0-444-59935-3. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  3. ^ Advances in Inorganic Chemistry and Radiochemistry. Academic Press. 1 January 1964. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-08-057855-2. Retrieved 18 August 2021.