2 HNO3 (aq) + Na2S (aq) H2S (g) + 2 NaNO3 (aq)

This is a gas evolution reaction, H2S is the formed gas.

Reactants:

  • HNO3Nitric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Aqua fortis source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Spirit of niter source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Eau forte source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless, yellow or red fuming liquid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-yellow liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 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: 2019-09-02
  • Na2S
    • Names: Sodium sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Disodium sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Sodium sulfide (anhydrous) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Colorless, hygroscopic solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28; White-to-yellow hygroscopic crystals with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • H2SHydrogen sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Dihydrogen monosulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Dihydrogen sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Sewer gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with characteristic odour of rotten eggs source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a strong odor of rotten eggs. [Note: Sense of smell becomes rapidly fatigued & can NOT be relied upon to warn of the continuous presence of H2S. Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • NaNO3Sodium nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Peru saltpeter source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Soda niter source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Cubic niter source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White powder or colorless crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless hygroscopic crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04