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Iron Disulfide

CAS 12068-85-8

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
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.

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Iron(II) disulfide, Iron disulphide, Marcasite (CAS 1317-66-4 ), Hydropyrite, Iron(2+) disulfide, 23949-99-7, 58440-06-5

Iron Pellets Iron Oxide Iron Nitrate Iron Oxide Pellets Iron Nanoparticles
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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

  • Effect of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles-Labeling on Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells., 2015 Summer, Parsa H, Shamsasenjan K, Movassaghpour A, Akbarzadeh P, Amoghli Tabrizi B, Dehdilani N, Lotfinegad P, Soleimanloo F. Cell J. 2015 Summer,
  • Influence of the shape and surface oxidation in the magnetization reversal of thin iron nanowires grown by focused electron beam induced deposition., 2015 Jun 15, Rodríguez LA, Deen L, Córdoba R, Magén C, Snoeck E, Koopmans B, De Teresa JM. Beilstein J Nanotechnol. 2015 Jun 15,
  • Fabrication of Thin Films of α-Fe2O3 via Atomic Layer Deposition Using Iron Bisamidinate and Water under Mild Growth Conditions., 2015 Jul 22, Avila JR, Kim DW, Rimoldi M, Farha OK, Hupp JT. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jul 22,
  • Lipopeptide Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as Potential Glyco-Conjugate Based Synthetic Anti-Cancer Vaccines., 2015 Jul 22, Sungsuwan S, Yin Z, Huang X. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jul 22,
  • Scan Rate Dependent Spin Crossover Iron(II) Complex with Two Different Relaxations and Thermal Hysteresis fac-FeII(HLn-Pr)3Cl·PF6 (HLn-Pr = 2-Methylimidazol-4-yl-methylideneamino-n-propyl)., 2015 Jul 22, Fujinami T, Nishi K, Hamada D, Murakami K, Matsumoto N, Iijima S, Kojima M, Sunatsuki Y. Inorg Chem. 2015 Jul 22,
  • An Optically Transparent Iron Nickel Oxide Catalyst for Solar Water Splitting., 2015 Jul 22, Morales-Guio CG, Mayer MT, Yella A, Tilley SD, Grätzel M, Hu X. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jul 22,
  • Free energy dependence of pure phase iron doped bismuth titanate from first principles calculations., 2015 Jul 22, Mayfield CL, Subramanian VR, Huda MN. J Phys Condens Matter. 2015 Jul 22,
  • Comparison of ferrous sulfate, polymaltose complex and iron-zinc in iron deficiency anemia., 2015 Jul 22, Ozsurekci Y, Unal S, Cetin M, Gumruk F. Minerva Pediatr. 2015 Jul 22,
  • Evaluation on the Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron Based Microbial Denitrification for Nitrate Removal from Groundwater., 2015 Jul 22, Peng L, Liu Y, Gao SH, Chen X, Xin P, Dai X, Ni BJ. Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 22,
  • Synthetic Modeling Chemistry of Iron-Sulfur Clusters in Nitric Oxide Signaling., 2015 Jul 21, Fitzpatrick J, Kim E. Acc Chem Res. 2015 Jul 21,

Recent Research & Development for Sulfides

  • Protective Effects of Diallyl Sulfide and Curcumin Separately against Thallium-Induced Toxicity in Rats. 2015 Summer Abdel-Daim MM, Abdou RH. Cell J. 2015 Summer
  • Ultrasound-promoted one-pot three component synthesis of tetrazoles catalyzed by zinc sulfide nanoparticles as a recyclable heterogeneous catalyst. 2015 Nov Naeimi H, Kiani F. Ultrason Sonochem. 2015 Nov
  • Studying inhibition of calcium oxalate stone formation: an in vitro approach for screening hydrogen sulfide and its metabolites. 2015 May-Jun Vaitheeswari S, Sriram R, Brindha P, Kurian GA. Int Braz J Urol. 2015 May-Jun
  • Hydrogen sulfide accelerates wound healing in diabetic rats. 2015 May 1 Wang G, Li W, Chen Q, Jiang Y, Lu X, Zhao X. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015 May 1
  • Hydrogen sulfide intervention in focal cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats. 2015 Jun Li XJ, Li CK, Wei LY, Lu N, Wang GH, Zhao HG, Li DL. Neural Regen Res. 2015 Jun
  • Synthesis and characterization of zinc sulfide quantum dots and their interaction with snake gourd (Trichosanthes anguina) seed lectin. 2015 Jul 8 Ayaz Ahmed KB, Ahalya P, Sengan M, Kamlekar R, Veerappan A. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2015 Jul 8
  • L-cysteine/D,L-homocysteine-regulated ileum motility via system L and B°,+ transporter: Modification by inhibitors of Hydrogen sulfide synthesis and dietary treatments. 2015 Jul 19 Yamane S, Nomura R, Yanagihara M, Nakamura H, Fujino H, Matsumoto K, Horie S, Murayama T. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015 Jul 19
  • When Cubic Cobalt Sulfide Meets Layered molybdenum disulfide: A Core-Shell System Toward Synergetic Electrocatalytic Water Splitting. 2015 Jul 14 Zhu H, Zhang J, Yanzhang R, Du M, Wang Q, Gao G, Wu J, Wu G, Zhang M, Liu B, Yao J, Zhang X. Adv Mater. 2015 Jul 14
  • Bidirectional effects of Hydrogen sulfide via ATP-sensitive K+ channels and transient receptor potential A1 channels in RIN14B cells. 2015 Jul 11 Ujike A, Otsuguro KI, Miyamoto R, Yamaguchi S, Ito S. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015 Jul 11
  • Tetra-arsenic tetra-sulfide induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in retinoic acid-resistant acute promyelocytic leukemia cells. 2015 Jul Wang Y, He PC, Qi J, Liu YF, Zhang M. Biomed Rep. 2015 Jul