Atomistry » Silicon » Chemical Properties » Halogen Derivatives of Silicopropane
Atomistry »
  Silicon »
    Chemical Properties »
      Halogen Derivatives of Silicopropane »

Halogen Derivatives of Silicopropane, Si3X8

Octachlorosilico-propane, Si3Cl8

Octachlorosilico-propane, Si3Cl8, is among the products of the action of chlorine on crude silicon, of which it forms about 0.5 to 1 per cent.; it is separated from the tetrachloride and hexachlorosilico-ethane formed with it by fractional distillation. Its formation, moreover, appears to depend on the presence of magnesium silicide in the crude silicon. Octachlorosilicopropane is a colourless liquid boiling at 215°-218° C.; after solidification it melts at -67° C.; it is decomposed by cold water, forming mesosilico-oxalic acid thus:

+ 6H2O = + 8HCl.

Octabromosilicopropane, Si3Br8

Octabromosilicopropane, Si3Br8, is formed among other products 7 of the action of the silent electric discharge on silicobromoform, SiHBr3. It is a solid melting at 133° C.

Last articles

Tb in 6TVY
Si in 6Y7O
Rh in 6WRM
Rh in 6WRL
Ni in 6Y8Z
Ni in 6Y8Y
Na in 6ZXZ
Na in 7ACG
Na in 6YLS
Na in 6Y8Z
© Copyright 2008-2020 by
Home   |    Site Map   |    Copyright   |    Contact us   |    Privacy