Fe (s) + S (s) FeS (s)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

S0 + 2 e- S-II (reduction)

Fe0 - 2 e- FeII (oxidation)

S is an oxidizing agent, Fe is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • 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
  • S
    • Names: Sulfur source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, S source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Sulphur source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Yellow solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • FeS
    • Names: Iron(II) sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Iron sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Ferrous sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Gray, sometimes in lumps or powder source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27