Author Topic: zinc chloride??  (Read 939 times)

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officer_murphy

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zinc chloride??
« on: January 19, 2004, 05:19:00 PM »
can zinc chloride and HCl be used in place of zinc and HCl in Zn/HCl reductions???????????

terbium

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Metal reductions.
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2004, 06:20:00 PM »
No. You need the metallic element.


methymouse

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Yes and no
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2004, 06:27:00 PM »
You can react the ZnCl2 with aluminum to get metallic zinc.  It's still probably easier and cheaper to just buy the metallic element in powdered form.