Niobium: lattice energies

All values of lattice energies are quoted in kJ mol-1.


No data for any fluorides of Nb.


  • NbCl3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 5062 kJ mol-1


  • NbBr3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 4980 kJ mol-1


  • NbI3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 4860 kJ mol-1


  • NbH:
    thermochemical cycle: 1633 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 1163 kJ mol-1


No data for any oxides of Nb.


  1. H.D.B. Jenkins - personal communication. I am grateful to Dr Don Jenkins (University of Warwick, UK) who provided the lattice energy data, which are adapted from his contribution contained within reference 2.
  2. H.D.B. Jenkins in CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 1999-2000 : A Ready-Reference Book of Chemical and Physical Data (CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, D.R. Lide, (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 79th edition, 1998.

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