2 Ag + O2 → 2 AgO – Balanced equation

Or you want a quick look:

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 Ag - 4 e- 2 AgII (oxidation)

2 O + 4 e- 2 O-II (reduction)

Ag is a reducing agent, O2 is an oxidizing agent.

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Reactants:

  • Ag
    • Names: Silver , Ag , Element 47
    • Appearance: White metal. turns dark on exposure to ozone, hydrogen sulfide or sulfur
  • O2
    • Names: Dioxygen , Oxygen , Oxygen (liquefied)
    • Appearance: Odourless compressed gas ; Liquefied gas. colourless-to-blue extremely cold liquid

Products:

  • AgOSilver(I,III) Oxide
    • Other names: Silver(I,III) oxide , Silver peroxide , Argentic oxide
    • Appearance: Grey-black powder | diamagnetic
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