CuSO4*H2O + Fe FeSO4*H2O + Cu

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

CuII + 2 e- Cu0 (reduction)

Fe0 - 2 e- FeII (oxidation)

CuSO4*H2O is an oxidizing agent, Fe is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • CuSO4*H2O
  • Fe
    • Names: Iron source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Fe source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Element 26 source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07

Products:

  • FeSO4*H2O
    • Names: Driedferrous sulfate source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-03, FeSO4.H2O source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-03, Exsiccated ferrous sulfate source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-03
  • 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