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

From: KPJ (
Date: Mon Jul 09 2001 - 08:51:01 MDT

It appears as if 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

Yes, you goofed alright. !-]



XeF + 3 H O -> XeO + 6 HF
   6 2 3


BTW, the ``HF'' compound is highly reactive, corrosive, and, very poisonous
     for humans.

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