Barium Fluoride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Barium Fluoride Properties

Barium Fluoride



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
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 uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X