ZnS (Zinc sulfide) Molar Mass (With Calculations)

ZnS (Zinc sulfide) Molar Mass

Molar mass of ZnS (Zinc sulfide) is 97.44 g/mol.

Well, now you have come to know the molar mass of ZnS.

But how can you get this value?

Let me show you the calculation to get the molar mass of ZnS (Zinc sulfide).

You can also refer to this one minute video which will show you the simple steps to calculate the molar mass of any compounds.

ZnS (Zinc sulfide) Molar Mass Calculation

If you have a periodic table with you, then you can easily calculate the molar mass of ZnS (Zinc sulfide).

Because the molar mass of any molecule (or compound) can be calculated by simply adding the molar masses of individual atoms.

Now here we have to find the molar mass of ZnS (Zinc sulfide).

So for that, have a look at the periodic table given below.

You can see the molar mass value of all the atoms from this periodic table.

Now in ZnS, there is 1 Zinc atom and 1 Sulfur atom.

So let’s look at the molar mass of Zinc and Sulfur from the above periodic table.

You can see that;

The molar mass of Zinc is 65.38 g/mol. [1]

The molar mass of Sulfur is 32.06 g/mol. [2]

Now, to calculate the molar mass of ZnS, you just have to add the molar mass of all the individual atoms that are present in ZnS.

You can see that in ZnS, there is 1 Zinc atom and 1 Sulfur atom.

So, Molar mass of ZnS = Molar mass of 1 Zinc (Zn) atom + Molar mass of 1 Sulfur (S) atom.
= 65.38 + 32.06
= 97.44 g/mol

Hence the Molar mass of ZnS is 97.44 g/mol.

I hope you have understood the short and simple calculation for finding the molar mass of ZnS.


  • In some books, you may see the unit of molar mass as grams/mole or g/mole. But all these units (i.e g/mol, grams/mole and g/mole) are the same. 
  • Always follow the calculation order to avoid any mistakes in calculation. First solve the brackets, then multiplications and at last do the final addition.
  • And don’t forget to put the unit g/mol to your final calculated molar mass.

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