5 TeO2 + 2 KMnO4 + 6 HNO3 + 12 H2O 5 H6TeO6 + 2 KNO3 + 2 Mn(NO3)2

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

5 TeIV - 10 e- 5 TeVI (oxidation)

2 MnVII + 10 e- 2 MnII (reduction)

TeO2 is a reducing agent, KMnO4 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • TeO2
    • Names: Tellurium dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Tellurium(IV) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
  • KMnO4Potassium manganate(VII) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Potassium permanganate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Chameleon mineral source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Condy's crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Purplish-bronze-gray needles | magenta–rose in solution source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Dark purple crystals source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • 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
  • 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

Products:

  • H6TeO6Hexahydroxidotellurium source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Telluric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28, Orthotelluric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Tellurium(VI) hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28
    • Appearance: White monoclinic crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-28
  • KNO3Potassium nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Saltpeter source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Saltpetre source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Nitrate of potash source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-white crystalline powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • Mn(NO3)2Manganese(II) nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Manganese dinitrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Manganese nitrate source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White powder source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27