What is the formula of lithium nitride?

1 Answer
Sep 19, 2016

Answer:

#Li_3N#

Explanation:

Lithium nitride contains the #N^(3-)# ion. And lithium is one of the few materials that will directly fix dinitrogen:

#3Li + 1/2N_2 rarr Li_3N#

What do you think would happen if you mixed lithium nitride with water?