Description of Silver Sulfide

Posted: April 16, 2016 in metal material

Chemical Formula: Ag2S

Molecular Weight: 247.8

CAS No.    21548-73-2

Silver sulfide is a close atramentous solid that is baffling in all solvents, but is base by able acids. It appearance a covalent bond, as it is fabricated up of argent and sulfur. When argent sulfide is formed on electrical contacts operating at atmosphere affluent in hydrogen sulfide, it after-effects to the accumulation of continued filaments accepted as argent whiskers. It is begin in attributes as almost low temperature mineral acanthite.


Silver sulfide finds applications in the following:

Photosensitizer in photography

Anti-bacterial and anti-microbial agents

Laboratory reagents.


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