CHEBI:39152 - mercury difulminate

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ChEBI Name mercury difulminate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:39152
Definition An organomercury compound that is the bis(N-oxide) of mercury(II) cyanide. It is a highly shock- and friction-sensitive explosive.
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Formula C2HgN2O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 284.633
Monoisotopic Mass 285.967
InChI InChI=1S/2CNO.Hg/c2*1-2-3;
InChIKey MHWLNQBTOIYJJP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [Hg](C#[N+][O-])C#[N+][O-]
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): explosive
A substance capable of undergoing rapid and highly exothermic decomposition.
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Outgoing mercury difulminate (CHEBI:39152) has role explosive (CHEBI:63490)
mercury difulminate (CHEBI:39152) is a organomercury compound (CHEBI:25706)
IUPAC Name
bis[(oxidoazanylidyne)methyl]mercury
Synonyms Sources
fulminate of mercury ChemIDplus
fulminic acid, mercury(II) salt ChemIDplus
fulminic acid, mercury(2+) salt ChemIDplus
Hg(CNO)2 ChEBI
Knallquecksilber ChEBI
mercury difulminate ChemIDplus
mercury fulminate ChemIDplus
mercury(II) fulminate ChemIDplus
O‒N≡C‒Hg‒C≡N‒O ChEBI
Quecksilber(II)-fulminat ChEBI
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Mercury(II)_fulminate Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
139745 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
217873 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
3912423 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
628-86-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
19 April 2018
General Comment
2007-10-10 See: Beck, W., Evers, J., Göbel, M., Oehlinger, G. and Klapötke, T.M. (2007) The crystal and molecular structure of mercury fulminate (Knallquecksilber). Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie 633, 1417-1422. [DOI:10.1002/zaac.200700176]