Silver Carbonate is a carbonate salt of Silver. It is yellow in color, however normal samples are grayish due to the presence of elemental silver. It is a salt of low solubility. It is decomposed by acids with the evolution of carbon dioxide. No rapid reaction with air or water is observed.
|PRODUCT NAME||Silver Carbonate|
|MOLECULAR WEIGHT||275.75 g/mol|
|SYNONYMS||Silver(I) carbonate, Fetizon's reagent, Disilver carbonate, Carbonato de prata, carbonato d'argento, carbonato de plata, carbonate d'argent|
|USES||Used for the production of silver powder for use in microelectronics|
|1||Appearance (Color)||Faint Green to Dark Green and Faint Brown to Dark Brown and Yellow-Green|
|2||Appearance (Form)||Powder or lumps|
|3||X-Ray Diffraction||Conforms to Structure|
|4||Silver (Ag)||77.0 - 79.4 %|
|6||Solubility||0.032 g L−1 at 25∘C|
|7||Melting Point||218 °C|
Q. Is Silver Carbonate soluble in water?
It is poorly soluble in water, with a solubility of approximately 0.032 g/L at 25 °C.
Q. What is the chemical formula for Silver Carbonate?
Silver carbonate is the chemical compound with the formula Ag2CO3.