RUTENIO

Introducción

Número atómico: 44
Grupo: 8 or VIII B
Peso atomico: 101.07
Período: 5
Número CAS: 7440-18-8

Clasificación

chalcogen
halógeno
Gas noble
Lantanoides
Actinoides
Elemento de tierras raras
Platino Metal Group
transuranium
No hay isótopos estables
Sólido
Líquido
Gas
Sólido (Predicho)

Descripción • Usos / Función

Berzelius and Osann in 1827 examined the residues left after dissolving crude platinum from the Ural mountains in aqua regia. While Berzeliusfound no unusual metals, Osann thought he found three new metals, one of which he named ruthenium. In 1844 Klaus, generally recognized as thediscoverer, showed that Osann’s ruthenium oxide was very impure and that it contained a new metal. Klaus obtained 6 g of ruthenium from the portionof crude platinum that is insoluble in aqua regia. A member of the platinum group, ruthenium occurs native with other members of the group in oresfound in the Ural mountains and in North and South America. It is also found along with other platinum metals in small but commercial quantitiesin pentlandite of the Sudbury, Ontario, nickel-mining region, and in pyroxinite deposits of South Africa. Natural ruthenium contains seven isotopes.Twenty one other isotopes and isomers are known, all of which are radioactive. The metal is isolated commercially by a complex chemical process,the final stage of which is the hydrogen reduction of ammonium ruthenium chloride, which yields a powder. The powder is consolidated by powdermetallurgy techniques or by argon-arc welding. Ruthenium is a hard, white metal and has four crystal modifications. It does not tarnish at roomtemperatures, but oxidizes in air at about 800°C. The metal is not attacked by hot or cold acids or aqua regia, but when potassium chlorate is addedto the solution, it oxidizes explosively. It is attacked by halogens, hydroxides, etc. Ruthenium can be plated by electrodeposition or by thermaldecomposition methods. The metal is one of the most effective hardeners for platinum and palladium, and is alloyed with these metals to make electricalcontacts for severe wear resistance. A ruthenium-molybdenum alloy is said to be superconductive at 10.6 K. The corrosion resistance of titanium isimproved a hundredfold by addition of 0.1% ruthenium. It is a versatile catalyst. Hydrogen sulfide can be split catalytically by light using an aqueoussuspension of CdS particles loaded with ruthenium dioxide. It is thought this may have application to removal of H2S from oil refining and otherindustrial processes. Compounds in at least eight oxidation states have been found, but of these, the +2. +3. and +4 states are the most common.Ruthenium tetroxide, like osmium tetroxide, is highly toxic. In addition, it may explode. Ruthenium compounds show a marked resemblance to thoseof osmium. The metal is priced at about $30/g (99.95% pure). 1

Propiedades físicas

Punto de fusion:2*  2334 °C = 2607.15 K = 4233.2 °F
Punto de ebullición:2* 4150 °C = 4423.15 K = 7502 °F
Punto de sublimación:2 
Triple punto:2 
Punto crítico:2 
Densidad:3  12.1 g/cm3

* - at 1 atm

Configuración electronica

Configuración electronica:  *[Kr] 5s1 4d7
Bloquear: d
Ocupado más alto nivel de energía: 5
Electrones de valencia: 

Números cuánticos:

n = 4
ℓ = 2
m = -1
ms = -½

Vinculación

electronegatividad (escala de Pauling):4 2.2
Electropositivity (escala de Pauling): 1.8
Afinidad electronica:5 1.05 eV
estados de oxidación: +4,3,6,8
Función del trabajo:6 4.80 eV = 7.6896E-19 J

potencial de ionización   eV 7  kJ/mol  
1 7.3605    710.2
potencial de ionización   eV 7  kJ/mol  
2 16.76    1617.1
potencial de ionización   eV 7  kJ/mol  
3 28.47    2746.9

termoquímica

Calor especifico: 0.238 J/g°C 8 = 24.055 J/mol°C = 0.057 cal/g°C = 5.749 cal/mol°C
Conductividad térmica: 117 (W/m)/K, 27°C 9
Calor de fusión: 24 kJ/mol 10 = 237.5 J/g
Calor de vaporización: 595 kJ/mol 11 = 5887.0 J/g
Estado de la materia Entalpía de formación (ΔHf°)12 entropía (S°)12 Energía libre de Gibbs (ΔGf°)12
(kcal/mol) (kJ/mol) (cal/K) (J/K) (kcal/mol) (kJ/mol)
(s) 0 0 6.82 28.53488 0 0
(g) 153.6 642.6624 44.550 186.3972 142.4 595.8016

isótopos

nucleido Masa 13 Media vida 13 spin nuclear 13 Energía de unión
100Ru 99.9042195(22) ESTABLE 0+ 862.13 MeV
101Ru 100.9055821(22) ESTABLE 5/2+ 873.93 MeV
102Ru 101.9043493(22) ESTABLE 0+ 882.00 MeV
103Ru 102.9063238(22) 39.26(2) d 3/2+ 890.07 MeV
104Ru 103.905433(3) ESTABLE 0+ 898.14 MeV
105Ru 104.907753(3) 4.44(2) h 3/2+ 906.21 MeV
106Ru 105.907329(8) 373.59(15) d 0+ 914.28 MeV
107Ru 106.90991(13) 3.75(5) min (5/2)+ 922.36 MeV
108Ru 107.91017(12) 4.55(5) min 0+ 921.11 MeV
109Ru 108.91320(7) 34.5(10) s (5/2+)# 929.18 MeV
110Ru 109.91414(6) 11.6(6) s 0+ 937.25 MeV
111Ru 110.91770(8) 2.12(7) s (5/2+) 945.33 MeV
112Ru 111.91897(8) 1.75(7) s 0+ 953.40 MeV
113Ru 112.92249(8) 0.80(5) s (5/2+) 952.15 MeV
114Ru 113.92428(25)# 0.53(6) s 0+ 960.23 MeV
115Ru 114.92869(14) 740(80) ms 968.30 MeV
116Ru 115.93081(75)# 400# ms [>300 ns] 0+ 967.05 MeV
117Ru 116.93558(75)# 300# ms [>300 ns] 975.12 MeV
118Ru 117.93782(86)# 200# ms [>300 ns] 0+ 983.20 MeV
119Ru 118.94284(75)# 170# ms [>300 ns] 981.95 MeV
120Ru 119.94531(86)# 80# ms [>300 ns] 0+ 990.02 MeV
87Ru 86.94918(64)# 50# ms [>1.5 μs] 1/2-# 715.29 MeV
88Ru 87.94026(43)# 1.3(3) s [1.2(+3-2) s] 0+ 731.74 MeV
89Ru 88.93611(54)# 1.38(11) s (7/2)(+#) 743.54 MeV
90Ru 89.92989(32)# 11.7(9) s 0+ 758.13 MeV
91Ru 90.92629(63)# 7.9(4) s (9/2+) 769.00 MeV
92Ru 91.92012(32)# 3.65(5) min 0+ 782.66 MeV
93Ru 92.91705(9) 59.7(6) s (9/2)+ 793.52 MeV
94Ru 93.911360(14) 51.8(6) min 0+ 807.18 MeV
95Ru 94.910413(13) 1.643(14) h 5/2+ 816.19 MeV
96Ru 95.907598(8) ESTABLE 0+ 827.05 MeV
97Ru 96.907555(9) 2.791(4) d 5/2+ 835.12 MeV
98Ru 97.905287(7) ESTABLE 0+ 845.06 MeV
99Ru 98.9059393(22) ESTABLE 5/2+ 853.13 MeV
Los valores marcados con # no son puramente derivan de los datos experimentales, pero al menos en parte, de las tendencias sistemáticas. Hace girar con débiles argumentos de asignación se incluyen entre paréntesis. 13

Abundancia

Tierra - Agua de mar: 0.0000007 mg/L 14
Tierra -  Corteza:  0.001 mg/kg = 0.0000001% 14
Tierra -  Total:  1.18 ppm 15
Planeta mercurio) -  Total:  0.91 ppm 15
Venus -  Total:  1.23 ppm 15
condritas - Total: 1.5 (relative to 106 atoms of Si) 16

Compuestos

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Fuentes

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