2 HCl + 2 Rb H2 + 2 RbCl

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 Rb0 - 2 e- 2 RbI (oxidation)

2 HI + 2 e- 2 H0 (reduction)

Rb is a reducing agent, HCl is an oxidizing agent.


  • HClChlorane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Hydrochloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, {{Unbulleted list|Muriatic acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydronium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • Rb
    • Names: Rubidium source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Rb source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Element 37 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07


  • H2
    • Names: Dihydrogen source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Hydrogen source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, H2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Odourless colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • RbCl
    • Names: Rubidium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Rubidium(I) chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Category:Rubidium chloride source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Rubidium monochloride source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White crystals | hygroscopic source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27