Calcium Oxide

1. Formula: CaO

2. Molecular weight: 56.08 amu

3. Melting point: (4658 deg F) (4676 deg F)

4. Boiling point: (5162 deg F)

5. State at room temperature: Solid

6. Type of compound:

7. Molecular geometry:

8. Characteristics: White cristaline solid

9. Uses:Calcium oxide is widely used in industry, e.g., in making porcelain and glass; in purifying sugar; in preparing bleaching powder.

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