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Can someone please check this chemical equation?

  1. Jan 30, 2012 #1
    Is this chemical reaction correct? Is such a reaction possible?

    K4Fe(CN)6• 3H2O + K2CO3 --> 6KCN + CO2 + FeO + 3H2O
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  3. Jan 30, 2012 #2


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  4. Jan 31, 2012 #3
    In a water solution nothing happens because the Ferrocyanide anion is too stable. That's why it needs to be done in the dry state and high temperature.
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