Telluric acid facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTelluric acid
|Other names||Orthotelluric acid|
|Molar mass||229.64 g/mol|
|Appearance||White monoclinic crystals|
136°C (409.15 K)
|Solubility in water||50.1 g/100 ml at 30°C|
|Acidity (pKa)||7.68, 11.0 at 18°C|
|Dipole moment||0 D|
|Other anions||hydrotelluric acid
|Related compounds||Teflic acid,
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)|
Telluric acid is a weak acid. It reacts with strong bases to make tellurates. It is a powerful oxidizing agents. It can be dehydrated to make tellurium trioxide. The metatelluric acid, H2TeO4, does not exist.
It is used to make other tellurates such as sodium tellurate.
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