Uranium Tetrachloride

Uranium Tetrachloride

Uranium Tetrachloride


Uranium Tetra Chloride

Uranium (IV) chloride

  • Formula as commonly written: UCl4
  • Hill system formula: Cl4U1
  • CAS registry number: [10026-10-5]
  • Formula weight: 379.84
  • Class: chloride


  • uranium (IV) chloride
  • uranium chloride
  • uranium tetrachloride

Physical properties

  • Colour: green
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 590°C
  • Boiling point: 791°C
  • Density: 4720 kg m-3


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Element analysis and oxidation numbers

For each compound, and where possible, a formal oxidation number for each element is given, but the usefulness of this number is limited, especially so for p-block elements in particular. Based upon that oxidation number, an electronic configuration is also given but note that for more exotic compounds you should view this as a guide only.

Element % Formal oxidation state Formal electronic configuration
Cl 37.33 -1 [Ne].3s2.3p6
U 62.67 4 [Rn].5f2


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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of uranium: 8 coordinate: dodecahedral
  • Prototypical structure:

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the UCl4 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: U1Cl4

mass  %
374   0.0 
375   0.6 
376   0.0 
377   0.7 
378  78.2 
379   0.4 
380 100.0 
381   0.1 
382  48.0 
383   0.0 
384  10.2 
385   0.0 
386   0.8

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