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|Molar mass||51.79 g·mol−1|
|Scandium phosphide |
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Lithium phosphide is an inorganic compound of lithium and phosphorus with the chemical formula Li
Heating white phosphorus and lithium in an argon atmosphere:
Reaction of monolithium phosphide and lithium:
Lithium phosphide forms red-brown crystals of hexagonal systems, space group P63/mmc, cell parameters a = 0.4264 nm, c = 0.7579 nm, Z = 2.
The compound can react with water to release phosphine:
The compound is proposed to be used as a potential electrolyte for solid-state devices.