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Evolution of Hydrogen from Ferrous Hydroxide

Nature volume 162, pages 2728 (03 July 1948) | Download Citation

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IT is generally supposed that ferrous hydroxide in aqueous suspension can decompose, according to the equation. The experiments of Schikorr1 suggest that this can occur, but only in presence of metallic iron or excess of ferrous salt in solution.

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  1. Department of Metallurgy, University, Cambridge. March 9.

    • U. R. EVANS
    •  & J. N. WANKLYN

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