3 Pb (s) + 8 HNO3 (aq) 3 Pb(NO3)2 (aq) + 2 NO (g) + 4 H2O (l)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

3 Pb0 - 6 e- 3 PbII (oxidation)

2 NV + 6 e- 2 NII (reduction)

Pb is a reducing agent, HNO3 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • Pb
    • Names: Lead source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Lead metal source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Plumbum source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Bluish-white or silvery-grey solid in various forms. turns tarnished on exposure to air source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; A heavy, ductile, soft, gray solid. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • HNO3Nitric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Aqua fortis source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Spirit of niter source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Eau forte source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless, yellow or red fuming liquid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-yellow liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 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 on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • Pb(NO3)2Lead(II) nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Lead nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Plumbous nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Lead dinitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: White colourless crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; White or colourless crystals source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • NONitrogen monoxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Oxidonitrogen(•) (additive) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Nitric oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Nitrogen(II) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Nitric oxide (radical) source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colourless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas. [Note: Shipped as a nonliquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27