Metal Disulfides – TaS2 & NbS2

TaS2

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These two examples of metal disulfides demonstrate two types of structure. TaS2 (CdI2-type) has the Tantalum atoms surrounded by an octahedron of Sulfur. In NbS2 the Niobium resides in trigonal-prismatic sites.

Molybdenum Disulfide

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