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Mercury, dimethyl-


Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: José A. Martinho Simões

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Individual Reactions

Mercury, dimethyl- (g) = CH3Hg (g) + Methane (g)

By formula: C2H6Hg (g) = CH3Hg (g) + CH4 (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar239.3 ± 6.3kJ/molKinGJackson, 1989 
Deltar247. - 259.kJ/molN/ASmith and Patrick, 1983 
Deltar255. ± 17.kJ/molN/AMcMillen and Golden, 1982 

Mercury, dimethyl- (l) + 2Iodine (cr) = 2Methane, iodo- (l) + Mercury diiodide (cr)

By formula: C2H6Hg (l) + 2I2 (cr) = 2CH3I (l) + HgI2 (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-184.5 ± 0.8kJ/molRSCHartley, Pritchard, et al., 1950Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Cox and Pilcher, 1970.

Mercury, dimethyl- (l) + 2Bromine (l) = 2Methane, bromo- (g) + Mercury(II) bromide (cr)

By formula: C2H6Hg (l) + 2Br2 (l) = 2CH3Br (g) + Br2Hg (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-302.1 ± 2.5kJ/molRSCHartley, Pritchard, et al., 1950Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Cox and Pilcher, 1970.

Mercury, dimethyl- (l) + Cl2Hg (cr) = 2Mercury, chloromethyl- (cr)

By formula: C2H6Hg (l) + Cl2Hg (cr) = 2CH3ClHg (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-67.7 ± 2.3kJ/molRSCHartley, Pritchard, et al., 1950Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Cox and Pilcher, 1970.

Mercury, dimethyl- (l) + Mercury(II) bromide (cr) = 2Mercury, bromomethyl- (cr)

By formula: C2H6Hg (l) + Br2Hg (cr) = 2CH3BrHg (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-61.0 ± 3.1kJ/molRSCHartley, Pritchard, et al., 1950Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Cox and Pilcher, 1970.

Mercury, dimethyl- (l) + Mercury diiodide (cr) = 2Methylmercuric iodide (cr)

By formula: C2H6Hg (l) + HgI2 (cr) = 2CH3HgI (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-39.8 ± 1.6kJ/molRSCHartley, Pritchard, et al., 1950Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Cox and Pilcher, 1970.

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Jackson, 1989
Jackson, R.L., Chem. Phys. Lett., 1989, 163, 315. [all data]

Smith and Patrick, 1983
Smith, G.P.; Patrick, R., Int. J. Chem. Kinet., 1983, 15, 167. [all data]

McMillen and Golden, 1982
McMillen, D.F.; Golden, D.M., Hydrocarbon bond dissociation energies, Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem., 1982, 33, 493. [all data]

Hartley, Pritchard, et al., 1950
Hartley, K.; Pritchard, H.O.; Skinner, H.A., Thermochemistry of metallic alkyls. III.?mercury dimethyl and mercury methyl halides, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1950, 46, 1019, https://doi.org/10.1039/tf9504601019 . [all data]

Pedley and Rylance, 1977
Pedley, J.B.; Rylance, J., Computer Analysed Thermochemical Data: Organic and Organometallic Compounds, University of Sussex, Brigton, 1977. [all data]

Cox and Pilcher, 1970
Cox, J.D.; Pilcher, G., Thermochemistry of Organic and Organometallic Compounds in Academic Press, New York, 1970. [all data]


Notes

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