6 O2 + Al2S3 Al2O3 + 3 SO3

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

3 S-II - 24 e- 3 SVI (oxidation)

12 O0 + 24 e- 12 O-II (reduction)

Al2S3 is a reducing agent, O2 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • O2
    • Names: Dioxygen source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Oxygen source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Oxygen (liquefied) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Liquefied gas. colourless-to-blue extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • Al2S3
    • Names: Aluminium sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Aluminum sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Aluminium sulphide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Gray solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • Al2O3
    • Names: Aluminium oxide (Aluminum oxide) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Aluminum oxide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Aluminium oxide source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; White, odorless, crystalline powder. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • SO3Sulfur trioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Sulfonylideneoxidane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28
    • Other names: Sulfuric anhydride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28, Sulfur(VI) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28, SO3 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless to white crystalline solid which will fume in air. source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28; Fuming hygroscopic colourless liquid or colourless-to-white crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04