stannous oxide

stannous oxide

[′stan·əs ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
SnO An air-unstable, brown to black powder; insoluble in water, soluble in acids and strong bases; decomposes when heated; used as a reducing agent and chemical intermediate, and for glass plating. Also known as tin oxide; tin protoxide.
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where the Sn[O.sub.2] is stannic oxide ([Sn.sup.++++]) and is transferred to stannous oxide ([Sn.sup.++]) after the etching reaction.
The third experiment involved the base glass plus one percent red copper oxide and two percent stannous oxide, SnO.
Water reacts with stannous acetylacetonate to give insoluble and inactive stannous oxide compounds (27, 28).