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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rust

Rust is an iron oxide, usually red oxide formed by the redox reaction of iron and oxygen in the presence of water or air moisture. Several forms of rust are ...

www.quora.com/How-is-iron-oxide-formed

It's the result of a reduction-oxidation reaction between the iron and the air. Basically, iron + water + air = rust The oxidation reaction: FE ...

chemistry.elmhurst.edu/vchembook/143Afeoxide.html

How do atoms of iron react with molecules of oxygen in air to form a compound? ... Iron Oxide: Determine the formula of a compound formed by the reaction of ...

www.reference.com/science/iron-oxide-formed-babae929d1bf619e

Iron oxide, commonly known as rust, forms as iron corrodes in an oxygen environment. Iron is especially eager to bond with oxygen, which is why pure iron is ...

www.dartmouth.edu/~genchem/0304/winter/5w04/lecture/rust.html

Jan 6, 2004 ... Here, we focus simply on the main compounds formed between iron and oxygen. That there is more than one may surprise you. That there are ...

science.howstuffworks.com/question445.htm

Rust is the common name for iron oxide. ... As the acid is formed and the iron dissolved, some of the water will begin to break down into its component pieces ...

corrosion-doctors.org/Experiments/rust-chemistry.htm

Rusting of iron consists of the formation of hydrated oxide, Fe(OH)3, FeO(OH), or even Fe2O3.H2O. It is an electrochemical process which requires the presence ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-do-some-things-rust

Rust is usually used to refer to a very common, reddish-brown compound called iron oxide (Fe2O3). Iron oxide is formed when iron and oxygen react in the ...

socratic.org/questions/rust-forms-when-iron-metal-fe-reacts-with-oxygen-o2-to-produce-iron-oxide-fe2o3-

Nov 23, 2015 ... So, look at iron first. One atom reacts, but two are produced - notice the 2 subscript iron has in Fe2O3 . This means you must double the number ...