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(2N) 99% Red Iron Oxide (Hematite)
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Red Iron Oxide (Hematite) Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula Fe2O3
Molecular Weight 159.69
Appearance Red powder
Melting Point 1565 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Bulk Density 1.2 g/mL
True Density 5.1
Size Range 0.3-0.8 μm
Average Particle Size 0.4 μm
Specific Surface Area N/A
Morphology Spheroidal
Solubility in H2O N/A
Thermal Conductivity Morphology
Exact Mass 159.855 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 159.855 g/mol

Red Iron Oxide (Hematite) Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Risk Codes 36/37/38
Safety Statements 26
RTECS Number NO7252000
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany nwg

About Red Iron Oxide (Hematite)

Red Iron Oxide (Hematite) Powder is generally immediately available in most volumes. American Elements manufactures materials to many standard grades when applicable including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grades; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grades, Optical, Semiconductor, and Electronics Grades, and follows applicable USP, EP/BP, and ASTM testing standards. Most materials can be produced in high and ultra high purity forms (99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%, and higher). Standard and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (SDS) information is available. Please request a quote above to receive pricing information based on your specifications..

Red Iron Oxide (Hematite) Synonyms

Ferric oxide, Iron(3+) oxide, Iron(III) oxide, hematite, iron sesquioxide, gamma ferric oxide, C.I. 77491

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Fe2O3
MDL Number MFCD00011008
EC No. 215-275-4
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 14833
IUPAC Name iron(3+); oxygen(2-)
SMILES [O-2].[O-2].[O-2].[Fe+3].[Fe+3]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2Fe.3O/q2*+3;3*-2

Packaging Specifications

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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements


See more Iron products. Iron (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 ModelThe 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. 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.Elemental Iron Though pure iron is typically soft, the addition of carbon creates the alloy known as steel, which is significantly stronger.


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