Thallium(III) oxide

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Thallium(III) oxide, also known as thallic oxide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is Tl2O3. It has thallium and oxide ions in it. The thallium is in its +3 oxidation state.

Properties[change | change source]

Thallium(III) oxide is a white powder. It is very heavy and very toxic. It is a semiconductor. It reacts with acids to make other toxic thallium compounds. It does not dissolve in water.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made by oxidation of thallium(I) oxide.

Uses[change | change source]

It may be used in solar cells.

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