Caesium carbonate

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Caesium carbonate
Caesium carbonate
Systematic name Caesium carbonate
Other names Cesium carbonate
Molecular formula Cs2CO3
Molar mass 325.82
CAS number [534-17-8]
Density 4.072 g/cm-3
Solubility (water) 260.5 g/100 mL at 15 °C
Melting point decomp. at 610 °C
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Caesium carbonate (or cesium carbonate in the US) is a white crystalline solid of formula Cs2CO3. It is more soluble in organic solvents than most carbonates such as potassium carbonate, therefore it finds use as a base in organic chemistry.