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Acetylene
Ethyne
HCCH
C
2
H
2
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 26.037
Melting point = -81.8 °C
Boiling point = -83.6 °C
Purity = 99.99 %
Solubility in organics = soluble


Flammable, explosive gas. Olefins (ethene & propene) have replaced acetylene as the most important feed for the petrochemical industry.
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Acetylene
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Acetylene
Acetylene, terminal hydrogen (generic)


Alkyne (AS/A2 generic)


Brønsted Acid, non-hydroxy (generic)


Molecular material (generic)


pi-HOMO Lewis base (generic)


Type 3 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)


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