Pb3O4 + 8 HCl 3 PbCl2 + Cl2 + 4 H2O

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

3 Pb8/3 + 2 e- 3 PbII (reduction)

2 Cl-I - 2 e- 2 Cl0 (oxidation)

Pb3O4 is an oxidizing agent, HCl is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • Pb3O4Lead tetroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Lead(II,IV) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Minium source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Red lead source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Vivid orange crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Red crystals or powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • HClChlorane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen chloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Hydrochloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Hydrochloric acid gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, HCl source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • PbCl2Lead(II) chloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Lead dichloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Plumbous chloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Cotunnite source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Lead chloride source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White odorless solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
  • Cl2
    • Names: Chlorine source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Molecular chlorine source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Greenish-yellow compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Greenish-yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied 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