Atomistry » Carbon » Chemical Properties » Cyanogen Sulphide
Atomistry »
  Carbon »
    Chemical Properties »
      Cyanogen Sulphide »

Cyanogen Sulphide, (CN)2S

This compound results from the interaction of silver thiocyanate and cyanogen iodide. It is formed in ethereal solution, consequent on the separation of the very insoluble silver iodide:

CNSAg + CNI = AgI + (CN)2S.

The sulphide crystallises from carbon disulphide solution at 0° C. in rhombic tablets, which sublime above 30° C. and melt at 60° C., and dissolve in water, alcohol, and ether, but are decomposed by alkalis, like other thioanhydrides, into a mixture of thio- and oxy-salt:

(CN)2S + 2KOH = CNSK + CNOK + H2O.

Cyanogen selenide, (CN)2Se, also exists.

Last articles

Zn in 7VD8
Zn in 7V1R
Zn in 7V1Q
Zn in 7VPF
Zn in 7T85
Zn in 7T5F
Zn in 7NF9
Zn in 7M4M
Zn in 7M4O
Zn in 7M4N
© Copyright 2008-2020 by atomistry.com
Home   |    Site Map   |    Copyright   |    Contact us   |    Privacy