Title: Manganese Trifluoride
CAS Registry Number: 7783-53-1
Additional Names: Manganic fluoride
Molecular Formula: F3Mn
Molecular Weight: 111.93
Percent Composition: F 50.92%, Mn 49.08%
Line Formula: MnF3
Literature References: Prepd by fluorination of manganese iodide according to the equation 2MnI2 + 13F2 ® 2MnF3 + 4IF5: Moissan, Compt. Rend. 130, 622 (1900); v. Wartenberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 244, 346 (1940); Kwasnik in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry vol. 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 2nd ed., 1963) pp 263-264.
Properties: Red mass; monoclinic crystals. d 3.54. Stable to 600°. Hydrolyzed by water. May be stored in glass ampuls.
Density: d 3.54
Use: Fluorinating agent in organic chemistry.