2 CuFeS2 + 5 O2 2 FeO + 2 Cu + 4 SO2

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 CuII + 4 e- 2 Cu0 (reduction)

4 S-II - 24 e- 4 SIV (oxidation)

10 O0 + 20 e- 10 O-II (reduction)

CuFeS2 is an oxidizing agent, CuFeS2 is a reducing agent, O2 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • CuFeS2
  • O2
    • Names: Dioxygen source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Oxygen source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Oxygen (liquefied) source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Liquefied gas. colourless-to-blue extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • FeOIron(II) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Ferrous oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Iron monoxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Iron oxide source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Black crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Black solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • Cu
    • Names: Copper source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Copper (dusts and mists, as Cu) source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Cu source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Solid in various forms. turns green on exposure to moist air source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Reddish, lustrous, malleable, odorless solid. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • SO2Sulfur dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Sulfurous anhydride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Sulphur dioxide source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Sulfurous acid anhydride source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28; Colourless gas or compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a characteristic, irritating, pungent odor. [Note: A liquid below 14°F. Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02