Tungsten Dichloride

Tungsten Dichloride Picture

Name: tungsten dichloride

Formula: WCl2

Molecular Weight: 254.76

CAS: 13470-12-7

Density: 5.436


It’s very unstable in the air, and easily oxidized. It will decompose at 500 ℃, it will also be oxidized by water, releasing hydrogen during a violent reaction with water. It can be dissolved in hydrochloric acid, ethanol and ether. Saved in excess of hydrogen chloride.