3 As2O3 + 4 HNO3 + 7 H2O 6 H3AsO4 + 4 NO

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

6 AsIII - 12 e- 6 AsV (oxidation)

4 NV + 12 e- 4 NII (reduction)

As2O3 is a reducing agent, HNO3 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • As2O3Diarsenic trioxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Arsenic trioxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Arsenic(III) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Arsenic sesquioxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; White lumps or crystalline powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • HNO3Nitric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Aqua fortis source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Spirit of niter source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Eau forte source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless, yellow or red fuming liquid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-yellow liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless, yellow, or red, fuming liquid with an acrid, suffocating odor. [Note: Often used in an aqueous solution. Fuming nitric acid is concentrated nitric acid that contains dissolved nitrogen dioxide.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • H3AsO4Arsenic acid, arsoric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Arsenic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Orthoarsenic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Desiccant L-10 source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White translucent crystals | hygroscopic. source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-pale-green-viscous liquid source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • NONitrogen monoxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Oxidonitrogen(•) (additive) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Nitric oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Nitrogen(II) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Nitric oxide (radical) source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colourless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas. [Note: Shipped as a nonliquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02