S + 2 Na Na2S

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

S0 + 2 e- S-II (reduction)

2 Na0 - 2 e- 2 NaI (oxidation)

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

Reactants:

  • S
    • Names: Sulfur source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, S source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Sulphur source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Yellow solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • 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

Products:

  • Na2S
    • Names: Sodium sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Disodium sulfide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Sodium sulfide (anhydrous) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Colorless, hygroscopic solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28; White-to-yellow hygroscopic crystals with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04