Bismuthine facts for kids
Bismuthine, also known as bismuthane, bismuth hydride, and hydrogen bismuthide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is BiH3. It has bismuth and hydride ions in it. The bismuth is in its +3 oxidation state.
Bismuthine is very unstable. It is only found below -60°C. Above that temperature it breaks down into bismuth and hydrogen.
It is made by a complex process that involves organic chemistry.
It is part of a test for bismuth. This is similar to the Marsh test for arsenic.
In Spanish: Bismutirina para niños
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