Al (s) + 3 AgNO3 (aq) Al(NO3)3 (aq) + 3 Ag (s)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

3 AgI + 3 e- 3 Ag0 (reduction)

Al0 - 3 e- AlIII (oxidation)

AgNO3 is an oxidizing agent, Al is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • Al
    • Names: Aluminum source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Aluminium powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Al source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Silvery-white-to-grey powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Silvery-white, malleable, ductile, odorless metal. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • AgNO3Silver(I) nitrate, Silver nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28
    • Other names: Silver nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Nitric acid silver(1+) salt source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28, Lapis infernalis source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28
    • Appearance: Colorless solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28; Odourless colourless or white crystals source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • Al(NO3)3Aluminium nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Nitric Aluminum salt source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Aluminum nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Aluminium(III) nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystals, solid | hygroscopic source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
  • Ag
    • Names: Silver source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Ag source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Element 47 source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: White metal. turns dark on exposure to ozone, hydrogen sulfide or sulfur source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04