Rubidium hydride is a chemical compound. It contains rubidium and hydride ions. Its chemical formula is RbH. It is a strong reducing agent and will react with water, air and chlorine violently. It is made by disproportionating hydrogen by reacting hydrogen with rubidium hydroxide. This process also produces rubidium oxide. It is normally made by reacting rubidium and hydrogen.
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|Molar mass||86.476 g/mol|
|Appearance||white cubic crystals|
|Melting point||Decomposes at 170°C|
|Fm3m, No. 225|
|Std enthalpy of
|Other anions||Rubidium oxide|
|Other cations||Lithium hydride|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).