Cuprous Bromide is also known as Bromocopper, Copper Monobromide, Copper I Bromide, Cuprous Bromide, 7787-70-4, AG-H-12192, Copper bromide (CuBr), AC1L2NJJ, AC1Q23SS and comes with Molecular Formula of BrCu and Molecular Weight of 143.45. It is manufactured through reduction of copper(II) sulfate solution which contains potassium bromide with metallic copper/sulfur dioxide/other standard reducing agents.
It can be made available in different forms like in form of white tetrahedral crystals or white powder or cubic crystals (zinc blende structure) or as white crystalline solid that changes to green in light. Its properties include Boiling Point of 1345°C, Melting Point of 504°C, Density/Specific Gravity of 4.72 @ 25°C/4°C and solubility in cold water; ammonium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid and hydrobromic acid.
|Identification||Pale Greenish Powder|
|Loss on Drying||0.43 %|
|Solubility||Slightly soluble in cold water, soluble in HCL, HBr, practically in soluble in Acetone, Conc. H2SO4|
|Assay ||98.37 %|