Calcium azide

Summary

Calcium azide is a chemical compound with the formula Ca(N3)2.[1]

Calcium azide
Identifiers
  • 19465-88-4 checkY
3D model (JSmol)
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ChemSpider
  • 8373180
  • 10197680
  • DTXSID30436590 Edit this at Wikidata
  • InChI=1S/Ca.2N3/c;2*1-3-2/q+2;2*-1
    Key: UETLMBWMVIQIGU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • [N-]=[N+]=[N-].[N-]=[N+]=[N-].[Ca+2]
Properties
Ca(N3)2
Molar mass 124.12 g/mol
Appearance colorless crystals
Melting point 100 °C (212 °F; 373 K) decomposes at 150 °C
38.1 g/100 mL (0 °C)
Solubility slightly soluble in ethanol
insoluble in ether, acetone
Thermochemistry
14.2 kJ/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

ProductionEdit

It can be obtained from a distilled reaction between hydrazoic acid and calcium hydroxide.

SafetyEdit

Calcium azide is sensitive to impact, in which it may detonate and ignite.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Calcium azide at Chemister