Silver Sulfate Formula

Silver sulfate is the colourless ionic compound mainly used in silver plating of articles. Silver sulfate when exposed to natural air or light it darkens and forms a light black layer. It is an odourless chemical compound that is minimally soluble in water.

Properties Of Silver Sulfate

Chemical formula Ag2SO4 or Ag2O4S
Molecular weight 311.792 g/mol
Density 5.45 g/cm3 (25 °C)
Chemical names disilver sulfate
Boiling point 1,085 °C
Melting point 652.2–660 °C

Silver Sulfate Structural Formula

Silver Sulfate structural formula is as shown in the figure below. Silver sulfate is formed when sulfuric acid reacts with silver nitrate. During the reaction, Ag+ ion is formed and hence 2 equivalent silver ions will give rise to a neutral salt along with 1 equivalent sulfate ion.

Silver Sulfate Structural Formula

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