|Molar mass||66.9409 g/mol|
|Appearance||grey solid with metallic lustre|
|Melting point||1,789 °C (3,252 °F; 2,062 K)|
|Boiling point||2,627 °C (4,761 °F; 2,900 K)|
Refractive index (nD)
|Halite (cubic), cF8|
|Fm3m, No. 225|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Vanadium(II) oxide, VO, is one of the many oxides of vanadium. VO is a long-lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical. It adopts a distorted NaCl structure and contains weak V-V metal to metal bonds. As shown by band theory, VO is a conductor of electricity due to its partially filled conduction band and delocalisation of electrons in the t2g orbitals. VO is a non-stoichiometric compound, its composition varying from VO0.8 to VO1.3.
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