Strontium Iodide

Strontium iodide (SrI2) is a salt of strontium and iodine. It is an ionic, water-soluble, and deliquescent compound that can be used in medicine as a substitute for potassium iodide .

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... Strontium iodide can be prepared by reacting strontium carbonate with hydroiodic acid SrCO3 + 2 HI → SrI2 + H2O + CO2 Strontium iodide yellows when exposed to air ... Pure Strontium is rather soft and malleable, and a freshly exposed surface has a pinkish or peachy color ... At high temperatures (when in the presence of air) strontium iodide completely decomposes to form strontium oxide and free iodine ...