Silver(I) Oxide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Silver(I) Oxide Properties

Silver(I) Oxide

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Silver(I) Oxide is the chemical compound with a fine black or dark brown powder that is used to prepare other silver compounds. Silver(I) Oxide can be prepared by combining aqueous solutions of silver nitrate and an alkali hydroxide. It is used in some silver-oxide batteries, as is the silver(I,III)oxide, Ag4O4.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Black/ brown cubic crystals
CAS Number 20667-12-3
Density 7.14 g/cm3
LD50 2.82 g/kg (rats, oral)
Molar Mass 231.74 g/mol
Molecular Formula Ag2O
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-1,C-NA
RTECS Number VW4900000
Synonyms Silver rust;Argentous oxide;Silver monoxide;Disilver oxide