Why is FeO(s) not formed in the stchiometric composition?

Asked by Preethu S | 14th Oct, 2014, 08:38: PM

Expert Answer:

In FeO crystals some Fe2+ cations are replaced by Fe3+ ions. Two Fe3+ ions replaces two Fe2+ ions to make up for the loss of positive charge. Due to this there is less amount of metal as compared to stoichiometric proportion.

Answered by Arvind Diwale | 15th Oct, 2014, 08:19: AM

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