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Silver nitrate

  1. Dec 27, 2004 #1
    Dissolve a chloride into a water, add excess nitric acid, then pour silver nitrate solution. A white precipitate is formed. What's it ?
     
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  3. Dec 27, 2004 #2

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    Silver Chloride ????? [itex] AgCl [/itex]
    Consider the chloride of a unvalent metal:
    [tex] X^{+}+Cl^{-}+H_{3}O^{+}+Ag^{+}+2NO_{3}^{-}\rightarrow XNO_{3}+AgCl\downarrow+HNO_{3}+H_{2}O [/tex]

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    Last edited: Dec 27, 2004
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