2 MnO2 + 3 SO2 MnSO4 + MnS2O6

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

MnIV + 2 e- MnII (reduction)

SIV - 2 e- SVI (oxidation)

MnO2 is an oxidizing agent, SO2 is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • MnO2Manganese oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Manganese(IV) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Manganese dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Pyrolusite source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hyperoxide of manganese source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Brown-black solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Black-to-brown powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • SO2Sulfur dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Sulfurous anhydride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Sulphur dioxide source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Sulfurous acid anhydride source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28; Colourless gas or compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a characteristic, irritating, pungent odor. [Note: A liquid below 14°F. Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • MnSO4Manganese(II) sulfate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: MnSO4 source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Manganese sulfate anhydrous source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Manganese sulphate source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White crystals (anhydrous) | pale pink solid (hydrates) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
  • MnS2O6