Calcium iodide is an inorganic compound that is made of calcium and iodine. It has a chemical formula CaI2. Calcium iodide can be formed using either calcium oxide, calcium carbonate or calcium hydroxide with hydrochloric acid. In this short piece of article, learn about the calcium iodide formula along with its chemical structure, uses and properties.
Calcium Iodide Properties
|Properties of Calcium Iodide|
|Also Known as||Calcium (II) Iodide|
|Melting Point||779 °C|
|Boiling Point||1100 °C|
|Molar Mass||293.887 g/mol|
|Solubility in Water||Soluble|
Calcium Iodide Chemical Structure
Calcium Iodide Uses
- Calcium iodide is used in medicines
- It is used in photography
- Calcium iodide is used as an iodine source in cat food.
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