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Zinc Sulfide

CAS 1314-98-3

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
ZnS 1314-98-3 14821 MFCD00011301 215-251-3 sulfanylidenezinc N/A S=[Zn] InChI=1S/S.Zn WGPCGCOKHWGKJJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
SZn 97.45 White hexagonal crystals 1,185° C
(2,165° F)
N/A 4.1 g/cm3 95.901213 95.901213 0 Safety Data Sheet

Sulfide IonZinc Sulfide is a crystalline solid used as a semiconductor and in photo optic applications. 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.

Zinc (Zn) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolZinc (atomic symbol: Zn, atomic number: 30) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 65.38. The number of electrons in each of zinc's shells is 2, 8, 18, 2, and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2. Zinc Bohr ModelThe zinc atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 210 pm. Zinc was discovered by Indian metallurgists prior to 1000 BC and first recognized as a unique element by Rasaratna Samuccaya in 800. Zinc was first isolated by Andreas Marggraf in 1746.Elemental Zinc In its elemental form, zinc has a silver-gray appearance. It is brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable at 100 °C to 150 °C. It is a fair conductor of electricity, and burns in air at high red producing white clouds of the oxide. Zinc is mined from sulfidic ore deposits. It is the 24th most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common metal in use (after iron, aluminum, and copper). The name zinc originates from the German word "zin," meaning tin. For more information on zinc, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of zinc products, visit the Zinc 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.


Zinc sulphide, Zinc monosulfide, Sachtolith, Pigment White 7, sulfanylidenezinc, sulfanylidenezinc

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Recent Research & Development for Zinc

  • Zinc Protoporphyrin Suppresses β-Catenin Protein Expression in Human Cancer Cells: The Potential Involvement of Lysosome-Mediated Degradation.. Wang S, Hannafon BN, Lind SE, Ding WQ.. PLoS One. 2015 May 22
  • Crystal structure of poly[bis-(μ-nicotinamide-κ(2) N (1):O)bis-(μ-4-nitro-benzoato-κ(2) O (1):O (1'))zinc].. Aşkın GŞ, Necefoğlu H, Tonbul AM, Dilek N, Hökelek T.. Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun. 2015 Apr 11
  • Co-solvent enhanced zinc oxysulfide buffer layers in Kesterite copper zinc tin selenide solar cells.. Steirer KX, Garris RL, Li JV, Dzara MJ, Ndione PF, Ramanathan K, Repins I, Teeter G, Perkins CL.. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 May 22.
  • Stereoselective Polymerization of rac-Lactide Catalyzed by Zinc Complexes with Tetradentate Aminophenolate Ligands in Different Coordination Patterns: Kinetics and Mechanism.. Yang Y, Wang H, Ma H.. Inorg Chem. 2015 May 21.
  • Dinuclear versus mononuclear pathways in zinc mediated nucleophilic addition: a combined experimental and DFT study.. Qi X, Li Y, Zhang G, Li Y, Lei A, Liu C, Lan Y.. Dalton Trans. 2015 May 22.
  • Collective ion dynamics in liquid zinc: evidence for complex dynamics in a non-free-electron liquid metal.. Zanatta M, Sacchetti F, Guarini E, Orecchini A, Paciaroni A, Sani L, Petrillo C.. Phys Rev Lett. 2015 May 8
  • Csr1/Zap1 maintains zinc homeostasis and influences virulence in Candida dubliniensis, but is not coupled to morphogenesis.. Böttcher B, Palige K, Jacobsen ID, Hube B, Brunke S.. Eukaryot Cell. 2015 May 22.
  • Crystal structure of catena-poly[[[tetra-aqua-zinc(II)]-μ-1,4-bis-[4-(1H-imidazol-1-yl)benzo-yl]piperazine] dinitrate monohydrate].. Hou C, Gan HM, Liu JC.. Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun. 2015 Apr 25
  • Copper, lead and zinc removal from metal contaminated wastewater by adsorption onto agricultural wastes.. Janyasuthiwong S, Phiri SM, Kijjanapanich P, Rene ER, Esposito G, Lens PN.. Environ Technol. 2015 May 22:1-33.
  • The antioxidant effects of silver, gold, and zinc oxide nanoparticles on male mice in in vivo condition. Negahdary M, Chelongar R, Zadeh SK, Ajdary M. Adv Biomed Res. 2015 Mar 25: Adv Biomed Res
  • Characterizing the inhibitory action of zinc oxide nanoparticles on allergic-type mast cell activation. Feltis BN, Elbaz A, Wright PF, Mackay GA, Turney TW, Lopata AL. Mol Immunol. 2015 Mar 12

Recent Research & Development for Sulfides

  • Development of the Transferable Potentials for Phase Equilibria Model for Hydrogen Sulfide.. Shah MS, Tsapatsis M, Siepmann JI.. J Phys Chem B. 2015 May 18.
  • 8-Mercapto-Cyclic GMP Mediates Hydrogen Sulfide-Induced Stomatal Closure in Arabidopsis.. Honda K, Yamada N, Yoshida R, Ihara H, Sawa T, Akaike T, Iwai S.. Plant Cell Physiol. 2015 May 14.
  • Microbial diversity and the implications of sulfide levels in an anaerobic reactor used to remove an anionic surfactant from laundry wastewater.. Delforno TP, Moura AG, Okada DY, Sakamoto IK, Varesche MB.. Bioresour Technol. 2015 May 20
  • A tetraphenylimidazole-based fluorescent probe for the detection of hydrogen sulfide and its application in living cells.. Gu B, Mi N, Zhang Y, Yin P, Li H, Yao S.. Anal Chim Acta. 2015 Jun 16
  • Hydrogen Sulfide-Based Anti-Inflammatory and Chemopreventive Therapies: An Experimental Approach.. Flannigan KL, Wallace JL.. Curr Pharm Des. 2015 May 13.
  • Formation of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Thin Films from Colloidal Nanocrystal Dispersions via Aerosol-Jet Printing and Compaction.. Williams BA, Mahajan A, Smeaton MA, Holgate CS, Aydil ES, Francis LF.. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 May 19.
  • A highly efficient flexible dye-sensitized solar cell based on nickel sulfide/platinum/titanium counter electrode.. Yue G, Ma X, Zhang W, Li F, Wu J, Li G.. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2015 Jan 10
  • 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.