Re: Xenon compounds are much more variable than (say) Argon ones,was Re: frozen xenonauts

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 13:57:21 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> Eugene Leitl wrote:
> > Uh. XeF6 is reactive as hell (it hydrolyzes to XeO3 in presence of water).
> XeF6 hydrolyzes to XeO3? Transmutation of elements?
> Dontcha hate it when you goof while pointing out someone
> elses goof? {8^D spike

Spike, Spike, Spike.... hydrolyzes means that in the presence of water,
XeF6 swaps atoms with the water molecules to make XeO3 and HF.....

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