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Silver hydroxide



Silver hydroxide is the chemical compound with the formula AgOH. It is an unstable species that appears to exist only at low concentrations in solution. It tends instead to convert to silver oxide:[1]

Ag2O + H2O → 2 Ag+ + 2 OH- logK = --7.71

Additional recommended knowledge

Copper(I) hydroxide is also similarly unstable with respect to copper(I) oxide.

References

  1. ^ Biedermann, George; Sillen, Lars Gunnar "Hydrolysis of metal ions. XXX. A critical survey of the solubility equilibriums of Ag2O" Acta Chemica Scandinavica (1960), 14 717-25.
 
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