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Tin(IV) sulfide, also known as stannic sulfide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is SnS2. It has tin and sulfide ions in it. The tin is in its +4 oxidation state.


Tin(IV) sulfide is a gold-colored or brown solid. It reacts with strong acids to make hydrogen sulfide.


Tin(IV) sulfide is made by reacting hydrogen sulfide with tin(IV) compounds such as tin(IV) chloride.


It is used as a decorative coating because of its color. This coating is known as mosaic gold.

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