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Potassium carbonate

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Potassium carbonate

Molecular formula: CK2O3
Categories: Inorganic salt
Names
English:
Potash
Potassium carbonate(IUPAC)
pearl ash

Variants of the formula:

K2CO3
K(+)2C(+4)O(-2)3
K^+\0O`^-/`|O|\O^-/0K^-
Elemental composition
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Reactions in which Potassium carbonate is involved

  • {M}2O + {X}O2 -> {M}2{X}O3 , where M = Na K Li Rb Cs; X = C S Si
  • 4KO2 + 3C -> 2K2CO3 + CO2"|^"
  • 4KO2 + 2CO2 "H2O"--> 2K2CO3 + 3O2"|^"
  • 2{M}2CO3 + 2I2 + HCHO -> 4{M}I + 3CO2"|^" + H2O , where M = Li Na K
  • ZnSO4 + 4KHCO3 -> ZnCO3"|v" + K2SO4 + K2CO3 + 2CO2 + 2H2O