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Iridium Bars

High Purity Ir Metal Bars
CAS 7439-88-5


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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
SMILES
Identifier
InChI
Identifier
InChI
Key
Ir 7439-88-5 24852586 23924 MFCD00011062 231-095-9 N/A [Ir] InChI=1S/Ir GKOZUEZYRPOHIO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
192.22 Gray 22.42 gm/cc N/A 2410 °C 4130°C 1.47 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 5.3 microhm-cm @ 20°C 2.2 Paulings 0.0317 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 152 K-cal/gm atom at 4130°C 6.6 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

American Elements' AE Bullion™ group mints certified high purity Iridium Bars for short and long term physical possession and to allow for exposure and controlled risk to industrial demand fluctuations reflected in the global iridium price. Besides iridium bars, iridium coins and iridium Ingots may be purchased by funds, currency reserves, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), private investors, collectors and hobbyists to take direct physical title and possession of the metal with risk exposure from shortages or chemical/physical technology changes, such as in solar energy, and fuel cell developments, equivalent to movements in the industrial application price of Iridium. American Elements offers bonded short and long term warehouse inventory services for AE Bullion™ coins to investors, funds and collectors who do not wish to take physical custody of the metal or lack secure storage or warehouse capabilities. The lowestEtching of Medieval Minting Equipment and Processes possible bar unit price to Iridium melt value ratio is maintained through state of the art mint and die systems and analytically certified blanks (planchet or flan) refined and pressed to exacting purity and weight. We also produce Iridium as rod, pellets, powder, pieces, disc, granules, and wire, as nanoparticles and in compound forms, such as oxide. Iridium Bars may be purchased in bulk or small quantity. Portfolios of different elemental metal bars or coins may also be structured and purchased from the AE Bullion™ group allowing for strategic risk allocation and indexing across a basket of metals.

Iridium (Ir) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolIridium (atomic symbol: Ir, atomic number: 77) is a Block D, Group 9, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 192.217. The number of electrons in each of iridium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 15, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d7 6s2.Iridium Bohr ModelThe iridium atom has a radius of 136 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 202 pm. Iridium was discovered and first isolated by Smithson Tennant in 1803. In its elemental form, Iridium has a silvery white appearance. Iridium is a member of the platinum group of metals. It is the most corrosion resistant metal known and is the second-densest element (after osmium).Elemental Iridium It will not react with any acid and can only be attacked by certain molten salts, such as molten sodium chloride. Iridium is found as an uncombined element and in iridium-osmium alloys. Iridium's name is derived from the Greek goddess Iris, personification of the rainbow, on account of the striking and diverse colors of its salts. For more information on iridium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of iridium products, visit the Iridium element page.



HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Danger
H228-H319
F,Xi
11-36
16-26
N/A
UN 3089 4.1/PG 2
3
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity Flame-Flammables      

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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 Iridium

  • The dual role of borohydride depending on reaction temperature: synthesis of iridium and iridium oxide.. Chakrapani K, Sampath S.. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 May 15.
  • A bimetallic iridium(ii) catalyst: [{Ir(IDipp)(H)}2][BF4]2 (IDipp = 1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenylimidazol-2-ylidene)).. Rubio-Pérez L, Iglesias M, Munárriz J, Polo V, Sanz Miguel PJ, Pérez-Torrente JJ, Oro LA.. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 May 20.
  • Introduction of luminescent rhenium(i), ruthenium(ii), iridium(iii) and rhodium(iii) systems into rhodamine-tethered ligands for the construction of bichromophoric chemosensors.. Wang C, Lam HC, Zhu N, Wong KM.. Dalton Trans. 2015 May 19.
  • On the Extreme Oxidation States of Iridium.. Pyykkö P, Xu WH.. Chemistry. 2015 May 15.
  • Iridium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Allylic Alkylation with Functionalized Organozinc Bromides.. Hamilton JY, Sarlah D, Carreira EM.. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 May 12.
  • Dual Inhibition and Monitoring of Beta-Amyloid Fibrillation by a Luminescent Iridium(III) Complex.. Wong CY, Chung LH, He B, Leung CH, Ma DL.. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2015 May 4.
  • Iridium Oxide Coatings with Templated Porosity as Highly Active Oxygen Evolution Catalysts: Structure-Activity Relationships.. Bernicke M, Ortel E, Reier T, Bergmann A, Ferreira de Araujo J, Strasser P, Kraehnert R.. ChemSusChem. 2015 May 8.
  • Catalyst-Controlled Regiodivergent CH Borylation of Multifunctionalized Heteroarenes by Using Iridium Complexes.. Sasaki I, Taguchi J, Hiraki S, Ito H, Ishiyama T.. Chemistry. 2015 May 12.
  • Iridium-Catalyzed Selective Hydrogenation of 3-Hydroxypyridinium Salts: A Facile Synthesis of Piperidin-3-ones. Huang WX, Wu B, Gao X, Chen MW, Wang B, Zhou YG. Org Lett. 2015 Apr 3: Org Lett
  • Binuclear platinum-iridium complexes: synthesis, reactivity and luminescence. Sterenberg BT, Wrigley CT, Puddephatt RJ. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 10