Title: Manganese Selenide
CAS Registry Number: 1313-22-0
Molecular Formula: MnSe
Molecular Weight: 133.90
Percent Composition: Mn 41.03%, Se 58.97%
Literature References: Prepd by the action of manganese salts on alkali selenides: Berzelius et al., cited by Mellor, A Comprehensive Treatise on Inorganic and Theoretical Chemistry 10, 798 (1930); by the action of a manganese salt on a soln of hydrogen selenide out of contact with air: Moser, Atynsky, Monatsh. Chem. 45, 235 (1925).
Properties: Gray-black cubic crystals. d15 5.59. Completely oxidized when heated to redness in oxygen. Insol in cold water. Dec in hot water and dil acids.
Density: d15 5.59