C (s) + 2 Ag2O (s) CO2 (g) + 4 Ag (s)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

C0 - 4 e- CIV (oxidation)

4 AgI + 4 e- 4 Ag0 (reduction)

C is a reducing agent, Ag2O is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • C
    • Names: Carbon black source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Acetylene black source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Channel black source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Odourless black pellets or extremely fine powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Black, odorless solid. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • Ag2OSilver(I) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Silver oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Silver rust source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Argentous oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Silver monoxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Black/ brown cubic crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • CO2
    • Names: Carbon dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, CO2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Carbonic acid gas source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Odourless colourless compressed liquefied gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless, odorless gas. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Solid form is utilized as dry ice.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • Ag
    • Names: Silver source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Ag source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Element 47 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: White metal. turns dark on exposure to ozone, hydrogen sulfide or sulfur source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04