Aluminium antimonide

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Aluminium antimonide
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Identifiers
CAS number 25152-52-7
PubChem 91307
SMILES [Al]#[Sb]
Properties
Molecular formula AlSb
Molar mass 148.742 g/mol
Appearance black crystals
Density 4.26 g/cm3
Melting point

1060 °C

Boiling point

2467 °C

Solubility in water insoluble
Band gap 1.58 eV
Refractive index (nD) 3.3
Structure
Crystal structure Zinc blende
Space group T2d-F-43m
Coordination
geometry
Tetrahedral
Hazards
MSDS MSDS
NFPA 704

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3
0
1
 
Autoignition
temperature
590 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Aluminium antimonide is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is AlSb. It has aluminium and antimonide ions in it.

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Aluminium antimonide is a black solid. It is a semiconductor. It reacts with acids to make stibine. It is a reducing agent. It has properties between a salt and an alloy.

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