Barium Fluoride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Barium Fluoride Properties

Barium Fluoride

Description

 

Barium Fluoride is a chemical compound of barium and fluorine.It is also used as a material to make optical components such as lenses. Barium Fluoride is used in windows for infrared spectroscopy, in particular in the field of fuel oil analysis.Barium Fluoride is used as a preopacifying agent and in enamel and glazing frits production. Its other use is in the production of welding agents.Barium Fluoride is also used in metallurgy, as a molten bath for refining aluminium.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Cubic Crystals
Boiling Point 2260 °C
CAS Number 7787-32-8
Density 4.893 g/cm3
EINECS Number 232-108-0
InChI 1S/Ba.2FH/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2
InChIKey OYLGJCQECKOTOL-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Melting Point 1368 °C
Molar Mass 175.34 g/mol
Molecular Formula BaF2
NFPA 704 H-3,F-0,R-0,C-NA
Other_Cations Beryllium Fluoride;Magnesium Fluoride;Calcium Fluoride;Strontium Fluoride
RTECS Number CQ9100000
Solubility 0.16 g/100 ml
Synonyms Barium Difluoride
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