• China Baotou Rare earth oxide Dy2O3 dysprosium oxide

Dysprosium Oxide (Dy2O3) is a sesquioxide compound of the rare earth metal dysprosium. It is a pastel yellowish-greenish, slightly hygroscopic powder having specialized uses in ceramics, glass, phosphors, lasers and dysprosium metal halide lamps.

Properties
Chemical formula Dy2O3
Molar mass 372.998 g/mol
Appearance Pastel yellowish-greenish powder
Density 7.80 g/cm3
Melting point 2,408 °C (4,366 °F; 2,681 K)
Solubility in water Negligible
Magnetic susceptibility (χ) +89,600·10−6 cm3/mol
Application Used in ceramics, glass, phosphors, lasers and dysprosium metal halide lamps.
Structure
Crystal structure Cubic, cI80
Space group Ia-3, No. 206

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