Iodine crystal

Iodine crystal

A solid, grey substance which sublimates when heated. Its solution in alcohol is called ´tincture of iodine´, it is a disinfectant.

Chemistry

Keywords

iodine crystal, molecular lattice, halogen, homonuclear molecule, sublimation, crystal lattice, disinfection, thyroid gland, nonpolar, inorganic chemistry, chemistry

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Iodine (I₂)

A solid, grey substance which sublimates when heated. Its solution in alcohol is called tincture of iodine, it is a disinfectant.

Hydrogen-iodide (HI)

A colourless, heavier-than-air gas with a pungent odour.

Bromine (Br₂)

One of the halogens, it may cause skin irritation.

Chlorine (Cl₂)

A yellow-green toxic gas with a strong odour, one of the halogens.

Comparison of halogens

Halogen elements are a group in the periodic table consisting of five chemically related elements, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine.

Silver iodide (AgI)

A light yellow compound formed in the reaction of silver nitrate and potassium iodide.

Fluorine (F₂)

The lightest halogen, a pale yellow-green, toxic gas, extremely reactive. Its best known compound is teflon.

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