SCANDIUM(III) IODIDE - (14474-33-0)

Introduction

Name: scandium(III) iodide
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 14474-33-0
Chemical Formula: ScI3
Molar Mass: 425.66932 g
Mass Percent: Sc 10.561 %; I 89.438 % 

Classification

• inorganic

Uses/Function

• "The largest commercial use of scandium - in the form of scandium iodide - is in high-intensity lighting." 1

Bonding

Bonding: polar covalent
Ionic Character: 39.39 %

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Halka, Monica and Nordstrom, Brian. Transition Metals; Infobase Publishing: New York, NY, 2011; p 10.