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Zirconium Fluoride

CAS 7783-64-4

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
ZrF4 7783-64-4 24858527 82216 MFCD00011307 232-018-1 Tetraluorozirconium N/A F[Zr](F)(F)F InChI=1S/4FH.Zr/h4*1H;/q;;;;+4/p-4 OMQSJNWFFJOIMO-UHFFFAOYSA-J

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
F4Zr 167.22 White Crystalline Solid 910° C
(1,670° F)
N/A 4.43 g/cm3 165.898 g/mo 165.898315 Da 0 Safety Data Sheet

Fluoride IonZirconium Fluoride is a water insoluble Zirconium source for use in oxygen-sensitive applications, such as metal production. Fluoride compounds have diverse applications in current technologies and science, from oil refining and etching to synthetic organic chemistry and the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Magnesium Fluoride, for example, was used by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in 2013 to create a novel mid-infrared optical frequency comb composed of crystalline microresonators, a development that may lead to future advances in molecular spectroscopy. Fluorides are also commonly used to alloy metals and for optical deposition. Zirconium Fluoride 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.

Zirconium (Zr) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Zirconium (atomic symbol: Zr, atomic number: 40) is a Block D, Group 4, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 91.224. Zirconium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Zirconium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 10, 2 and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d2 5s2. The zirconium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 186 pm. Zirconium was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth in 1789 and first isolated by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in 1824. Elemental ZirconiumIn its elemental form, zirconium has a silvery white appearance that is similar to titanium. Zirconium's principal mineral is zircon (zirconium silicate). Zirconium is commercially produced as a byproduct of titanium and tin mining and has many applications as a opacifier and a refractory material. It is not found in nature as a free element. The name of zirconium comes from the mineral zircon, the most important source of zirconium, and from the Persian wordzargun, meaning gold-like. For more information on zirconium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of zirconium products, visit the Zirconium element page.

UN 3260 8/PG 2
Corrosion-Corrosive to metals        

Zirconium(IV) fluoride, Zirconium(4+) tetrafluoride, Zirconium tetrafluoride, Tetraluorozirconium

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Recent Research & Development for Zirconium

  • Electrochemical Film Deposition of the Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework UiO-66 and Application in Miniaturized Sorbent Trap. Ivo Stassen, Mark J Styles, Tom R.C. Van Assche, Nicolo Campagnol, Jan Fransaer, Joeri F.M. Denayer, Jin-Chong Tan, Paolo Falcaro, Dirk E. De Vos, and Rob Paolo Ameloot. Chem. Mater.: February 16, 2015
  • Ceria Doped with Zirconium and Lanthanide oxides to Enhance Solar Thermochemical Production of Fuels. Friedemann Call, Martin Roeb, Martin Schmuecker, Christian Sattler, and Robert Pitz-Paal. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 10, 2015
  • Strain-Tunable One Dimensional Photonic Crystals Based on Zirconium Dioxide/Slide-Ring Elastomer Nanocomposites for Mechanochromic Sensing. Irene R. Howell, Cheng Li, Nicholas S. Colella, Kohzo Ito, and James J. Watkins. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 26, 2015
  • Probing Reactive Platinum Sites in UiO-67 Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks. Sigurd Øien, Giovanni Agostini, Stian Svelle, Elisa Borfecchia, Kirill A. Lomachenko, Lorenzo Mino, Erik Gallo, Silvia Bordiga, Unni Olsbye, Karl Petter Lillerud, and Carlo Lamberti. Chem. Mater.: January 7, 2015
  • Zirconium-Catalyzed Desymmetrization of Aminodialkenes and Aminodialkynes through Enantioselective Hydroamination. Kuntal Manna, Naresh Eedugurala, and Aaron D. Sadow. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: January 2, 2015
  • Trinuclear Zirconium Polyhydride ({Cp*Zr(BH3CH3)}(?-H)2{Cp*Zr(BH3CH3)}(?-H){Cp*Zr(BH3CH3)})(?-?2C,H:?1C:?2C,H-CHBH3) and Its Derivatives: Compounds Containing a Pentacoordinated Carbon Atom. Fu-Chen Liu, Heng-Guang Chen, and Gene-Hsiang Lee. Organometallics: December 19, 2014
  • Topology-Guided Design and Syntheses of Highly Stable Mesoporous Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks with High Surface Area. Tian-Fu Liu, Dawei Feng, Ying-Pin Chen, Lanfang Zou, Mathieu Bosch, Shuai Yuan, Zhangwen Wei, Stephen Fordham, Kecheng Wang, and Hong-Cai Zhou. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: December 12, 2014
  • A Layered Mixed Zirconium Phosphate/Phosphonate with Exposed Carboxylic and Phosphonic Groups: X-ray Powder Structure and Proton Conductivity Properties. Anna Donnadio, Morena Nocchetti, Ferdinando Costantino, Marco Taddei, Mario Casciola, Fábio da Silva Lisboa, and Riccardo Vivani. Inorg. Chem.: November 26, 2014
  • Design and Optimization of a Phosphopeptide Anchor for Specific Immobilization of a Capture Protein on Zirconium Phosphonate Modified Supports. Hao Liu, Clémence Queffélec, Cathy Charlier, Alain Defontaine, Amina Fateh, Charles Tellier, Daniel R. Talham, and Bruno Bujoli. Langmuir: November 3, 2014
  • Neutral and Cationic Zirconium Hydrides Supported by a Dianionic (NNNN)-Type Macrocycle Ligand. Heiko Kulinna, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda. Organometallics: October 3, 2014

Recent Research & Development for Fluorides

  • Fluoride-Induced Reduction of Ag(I) Leading to Formation of Silver Mirrors and Luminescent Ag-Nanoparticles. Krishnendu Maity, Dillip Kumar Panda, Eric Lochner, and Sourav Saha. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 11, 2015
  • On the Role of Fluoride in Accelerating the Reactions of Dialkylstannylene Acetals. Simiao Lu, Russell Jaye Boyd, and T. Bruce Grindley. J. Org. Chem.: February 10, 2015
  • Trivalent Cation-Controlled Phase Space of New U(IV) Fluorides, Na3MU6F30 (M = Al3+, Ga3+, Ti3+, V3+, Cr3+, Fe3+): Mild Hydrothermal Synthesis Including an in Situ Reduction Step, Structures, Optical, and Magnetic Properties. Jeongho Yeon, Mark D. Smith, Gregory Morrison, and Hans-Conrad zur Loye. Inorg. Chem.: February 5, 2015
  • Imaging the Effects of Annealing on the Polymorphic Phases of Poly(vinylidene fluoride). Chelsea M. Hess, Angela R Rudolph, and Philip J. Reid. J. Phys. Chem. B: February 5, 2015
  • Using Cellulose Nanocrystals as a Sustainable Additive to Enhance Hydrophility, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Poly (vinylidiene fluoride)/Poly (methyl methacrylate) Blend. Zhen Zhang, Qinglin Wu, Kunlin Song, Suxia Ren, Tingzhou Lei, and Quanguo Zhang. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.: January 29, 2015
  • Measurement of Internal Substrate Binding in Dehaloperoxidase–Hemoglobin by Competition with the Heme–Fluoride Binding Equilibrium. Jing Zhao, Justin Moretto, Peter Le, and Stefan Franzen. J. Phys. Chem. B: January 22, 2015
  • Atomic Layer Etching of Al2O3 Using Sequential, Self-Limiting Thermal Reactions with Sn(acac)2 and Hydrogen Fluoride. Younghee Lee and Steven M. George. ACS Nano: January 20, 2015
  • Rational Targeting of Active-Site Tyrosine Residues Using Sulfonyl Fluoride Probes. Erik C. Hett, Hua Xu, Kieran F. Geoghegan, Ariamala Gopalsamy, Robert E. Kyne, Jr., Carol A. Menard, Arjun Narayanan, Mihir D. Parikh, Shenping Liu, Lee Roberts, Ralph P. Robinson, Michael A. Tones, and Lyn H. Jones. ACS Chem. Biol.: 42013
  • Fluoride Complexes of Cyclometalated Iridium(III). Ayan Maity, Robert J. Stanek, Bryce L. Anderson, Matthias Zeller, Allen D. Hunter, Curtis E. Moore, Arnold L. Rheingold, and Thomas G. Gray. Organometallics: December 29, 2014
  • Nature of the Chemical Bond and Origin of the Inverted Dipole Moment in Boron Fluoride: A Generalized Valence Bond Approach. Felipe Fantuzzi, Thiago Messias Cardozo, and Marco Antonio Chaer Nascimento. J. Phys. Chem. A: December 22, 2014