Chemical elements
  Rubidium
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    Chemical Properties
      Rubidium hydride
      Rubidium fluoride
      Rubidium chloride
      Rubidium bromide
      Rubidium iodide
      Rubidium chlorate
      Rubidium perchlorate
      Rubidium iodate
      Rubidium periodate
      Rubidium monoxide
      Rubidium peroxides
      Rubidium hydroxide
      Rubidium peroxide hydrate
      Rubidium sulphides
      Rubidium sulphate
      Rubidium hydrogen sulphate
      Rubidium persulphate
      Rubidium thiosulphate
      Rubidium dithionate
      Rubidium trithionate
      Rubidium tetrathionate
      Rubidium selenate
      Rubidium tellurates
      Rubidium nitride
      Rubidium hydrazoate
      Rubidium nitrite
      Rubidium nitrate
      Rubidium phosphide
      Rubidium phosphates
      Rubidium carbide
      Rubidium carbonate
      Rubidium hydrogen carbonate
      Rubidium percarbonate
      Rubidium pentaborate
    PDB 1dge-461d

Rubidium iodide, RbI






The Rubidium iodide, RbI, is formed by the action of hydriodic acid on rubidium carbonate, and crystallizes in colourless cubes, its melting-point being given as 641.5° C. and 642° C. The boiling-point is 1305° C.,3 and the vapour-pressure in atmospheres is given by the expression

log p = -37000/4.57T+5.148.

Its density is stated to be 3.023, 3.447, 3.428 at 24.3° C., and 3.438 at 25° C. At 17.4° C. its solubility is 152 grams in 100 grams of water, the heat of solution being -6.5 Cal. Poly iodides such as RbI3, RbI7, and RbI9 have been isolated.


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