Antimony Chloride Oxide

Title: Antimony Chloride Oxide
CAS Registry Number: 7791-08-4
Additional Names: Antimony oxychloride; basic antimony chloride; powder of Algaroth; Mercurius vitae
Molecular Formula: ClOSb
Molecular Weight: 173.21
Percent Composition: Cl 20.47%, O 9.24%, Sb 70.30%
Line Formula: SbOCl
Literature References: Prepd from SbCl3 and water: Schenk in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry vol 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, N.Y., 2nd ed., 1963) p 611.
Properties: Monoclinic crystals or crystalline powder. Hydrolyzed by water to Sb2O3. Sol in HCl, tartaric acid, CS2; practically insol in alcohol, ether. Heating to 250° results in formation of Sb2O5Cl2; above 320° Sb2O3 is formed.
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