Atomistry » Cadmium » Chemical Properties » Cadmium Amide
Atomistry »
  Cadmium »
    Chemical Properties »
      Cadmium Amide »

Cadmium Amide, Cd(NH2)2

When solutions of cadmium iodide or potassium cadmium cyanide are treated with potassamide dissolved in liquid ammonia, cadmium amide, Cd(NH2)2, is formed if the latter reagent is in excess. It is a white powder that becomes orange in moist air and finally changes to white cadmium hydroxide. It reacts violently with water, and explodes on heating with the liberation of metallic cadmium.

Potassium Cadmium Amide, Cd(NHK)2,2NH3

Potassium Cadmium Amide, Cd(NHK)2.2NH4, is produced as a white flocculent powder when the cadmium salt in the above reaction is in excess. Light turns it grey and it reacts violently with water, producing ammonia and the hydroxides of potassium and cadmium.

Last articles

Zn in 7RE3
Zn in 7RDX
Zn in 7RDZ
Zn in 7RWM
Zn in 7PGU
Zn in 7PGR
Zn in 7PGT
Zn in 7PGS
Zn in 7SQE
Zn in 7RWK
© Copyright 2008-2020 by atomistry.com
Home   |    Site Map   |    Copyright   |    Contact us   |    Privacy