Zinc Iodide Chemical Formula

Zinc iodide is the white solid composed of Zinc and Iodide. It is obtained by the direct reaction of zinc and iodine in refluxing ether. It is represented using the molecular formula ZnI2. It decomposes at the boiling point of 1,150 °C. Molar mass of zinc iodide is 319.22 g/mol. It is used in industrial radiography, as an x-ray opaque penetrant.

Chemical Name

Zinc Iodide

Chemical Formula

:

ZnI2

State

:

Solid

Category

:

Inorganic

Appearance

:

White Solid

Molar Mass / Molecular Weight

:

319.189 g/mol

Molar Density

:

4.74 G/cm3

Boiling Point

:

1,150 °C (2,100 °F; 1,420 K) Decomposes

Melting Point

:

446 °C (835 °F; 719 K)

Zinc iodide is the white solid composed of Zinc and Iodide. It is obtained by the direct reaction of zinc and iodine in refluxing ether. It is represented using the molecular formula ZnI2. It decomposes at the boiling point of 1,150 °C. Molar mass of zinc iodide is 319.22 g/mol. It is used in industrial radiography, as an x-ray opaque penetrant.

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