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Iron Disulfide

FeS2
CAS 12068-85-8


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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
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InChI
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FeS2 12068-85-8 123110 MFCD00064690 235-106-8 Iron(2+) disulfide N/A [Fe+2].[S-][S-] InChI=1S/Fe.S2/c;1-2/q+2;-2 NIFIFKQPDTWWGU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
FeS2 119.975 dark gray to black metallic solid N/A N/A 4.7-4.87 g/cm3 119.879083 119.879082 Da 0 Safety Data Sheet

Sulfide IonIron Sulfide is a moderately water and acid soluble Iron source for uses compatible with sulfates. Sulfate compounds are salts or esters of sulfuric acid formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens with a metal. Most metal sulfate compounds are readily soluble in water for uses such as water treatment, unlike fluorides and oxides which tend to be insoluble. Organometallic forms are soluble in organic solutions and sometimes in both aqueous and organic solutions. Metallic ions can also be dispersed utilizing suspended or coated nanoparticles and deposited utilizing sputtering targets and evaporation materials for uses such as solar energy materials and fuel cells. Iron Sulfide is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Iron (Fe) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolIron (atomic symbol: Fe, atomic number: 26) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 55.845. The number of electrons in each of Iron's shells is 2, 8, 14, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d6 4s2.Iron Bohr Model The iron atom has a radius of 126 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 194 pm. Iron was discovered by humans before 5000 BC. In its elemental form, iron has a lustrous grayish metallic appearance. Elemental Iron Iron is the fourth most common element in the Earth's crust and the most common element by mass forming the earth as a whole. Iron is rarely found as a free element, since it tends to oxidize easily; it is usually found in minerals such as magnetite, hematite, goethite, limonite, or siderite. Though pure iron is typically soft, the addition of carbon creates the alloy known as steel, which is significantly stronger. For more information on iron, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of iron products, visit the Iron element page.

Sulfur Bohr ModelSulfur (S) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSulfur or Sulphur (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. The number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777, when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound. For more information on sulfur, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sulfur products, visit the Sulfur element page.


HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
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IRON DISULFIDE SYNONYMS
Iron(II) disulfide, Iron disulphide, Marcasite (CAS 1317-66-4 ), Hydropyrite, Iron(2+) disulfide, 23949-99-7, 58440-06-5

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Iron

  • Characterization of the enhancement of zero valent iron on microbial azo reduction. Fang Y, Xu M, Wu WM, Chen X, Sun G, Guo J, Liu X. BMC Microbiol. 2015 Apr 10: BMC Microbiol
  • Interplay between iron homeostasis and virulence: Fur and RyhB as major regulators of bacterial pathogenicity. Porcheron G, Dozois CM. Vet Microbiol. 2015 Apr 8.: Vet Microbiol
  • Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for in vivo molecular and cellular imaging. Sharifi S, Seyednejad H, Laurent S, Atyabi F, Saei AA, Mahmoudi M. Contrast Media Mol Imaging. 2015 Apr 16.: Contrast Media Mol Imaging
  • Transformation of triclosan to 2,8-dichlorodibenzo-p-dioxin by iron and manganese oxides under near dry conditions. Ding J, Su M, Wu C, Lin K. Chemosphere. 2015 Apr 13: Chemosphere
  • Aortic Iron Overload With Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Human and Murine Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Sawada H, Hao H, Naito Y, Oboshi M, Hirotani S, Mitsuno M, Miyamoto Y, Hirota S, Masuyama T. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Apr 16.: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol
  • Comparative mapping combined with homology-based cloning of the rice genome reveals candidate genes for grain zinc and iron concentration in maize. Jin T, Chen J, Zhu L, Zhao Y, Guo J, Huang Y. BMC Genet. 2015 Feb 14: BMC Genet
  • Application of iron oxide b nanoparticles in neuronal tissue engineering. Ziv-Polat O, Margel S, Shahar A. Neural Regen Res. 2015 Feb: Neural Regen Res
  • Stem cells labeled with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles in a preclinical model of cerebral ischemia: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Nucci LP, Silva HR, Giampaoli V, Mamani JB, Nucci MP, Gamarra LF. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2015 Mar 13: Stem Cell Res Ther
  • How to choose a precursor for decomposition solution-phase synthesis: the case of iron nanoparticles. Herman DA, Cheong-Tilley S, McGrath AJ, McVey BF, Lein M, Tilley RD. Nanoscale. 2015 Mar 16.
  • Preparation of magnetic core-shell iron oxide-silica-nickel-ethylene glycol microspheres for highly efficient sorption of uranium(vi). Tan L, Zhang X, Liu Q, Wang J, Sun Y, Jing X, Liu J, Song D, Liu L. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 16.

Recent Research & Development for Sulfides

  • Enhanced field emission from in situ synthesized 2D copper sulfide nanoflakes at low temperature by using a novel controllable solvothermal preferred edge growth route. Song Z, Lei H, Li B, Wang H, Wen J, Li S, Fang G. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Apr 14. : Phys Chem Chem Phys
  • [Influence of hydrogen sulfide on the intestinal biological barrier of rats with severe burn injury]. Li Y, Wang H, Wu X, Wang L. Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi. 2015 Feb: Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi
  • Deciphering the Pathogenesis of NSAID-Enteropathy Using Proton Pump Inhibitors and a Hydrogen Sulfide-Releasing NSAID. Blackler RW, De Palma G, Manko A, Da Silva GJ, Flannigan KL, Bercik P, Surette MG, Buret AG, Wallace JL. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Apr 16: Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol
  • A comparison between determination of trace amounts of sulfide in the presence and absence of micelle particles in natural waters (Qazvin, Iran): a kinetic spectrophotometric approach. Alizadeh N, Mahjoub M. Environ Monit Assess. 2015 May: Environ Monit Assess
  • Involvement of Reactive Persulfides in Biological Bismethylmercury Sulfide Formation. Abiko Y, Yoshida E, Ishii I, Fukuto JM, Akaike T, Kumagai Y. Chem Res Toxicol. 2015 Apr 15. : Chem Res Toxicol
  • Preparation of efficient cadmium sulfide nanofibers for hydrogen production using ethylenediamine (NH2CH2CH2NH2) as template. Hernández-Gordillo A, Oros-Ruiz S, Gómez R. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2015 Apr 3: J Colloid Interface Sci
  • [Investigation of stages of chemical leaching and biooxidation during the extraction of gold from sulfide concentrates]. [No authors listed]. Prikl Biokhim Mikrobiol. 2015 Jan-Feb: Prikl Biokhim Mikrobiol
  • Facile assembly of oppositely charged silver sulfide nanoparticles into photoluminescent mesoporous nanospheres. Tan L, Liu S, Yang Q, Shen YM. Langmuir. 2015 Mar 15.
  • Cadmium sulfide quantum dots induce oxydative-stress and behavioural impairments in the marine clam Scrobicularia plana. Buffet PE, Zalouk-Vergnoux A, Poirier L, Lopes C, Risso-de Faverney C, Guibbolini M, Gilliland D, Perrein-Ettajani H, Valsami-Jones E, Mouneyrac C. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2015 Mar 13.
  • Hexametaphosphate-Capped Silica Mesoporous Nanoparticles Containing CuII Complexes for the Selective and Sensitive Optical Detection of Hydrogen Sulfide in Water. El Sayed S, Milani M, Licchelli M, Martínez-Máñez R, Sancenón F. Chemistry. 2015 Mar 10.