2 Na + FeCl2 Fe + 2 NaCl

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 Na0 - 2 e- 2 NaI (oxidation)

FeII + 2 e- Fe0 (reduction)

Na is a reducing agent, FeCl2 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • Na
    • Names: Sodium source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Na source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Element 11 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Natrium source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Silvery solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • FeCl2Iron(II) chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Iron dichloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Ferrous chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Rokühnite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, [FeCl3] source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, FeCl3 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Tan solid (anhydrous) | Pale green solid (di-tetrahydrate) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White-to-light-green hygroscopic crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • Fe
    • Names: Iron source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Fe source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Element 26 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07
  • NaClSodium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Salt source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Table salt source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Common salt source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless cubic crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27