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Iron(II) oxide or ferrous oxide is the inorganic compound with the formula FeO. Its mineral form is known as wüstite. One of several iron oxides, it is a black-colored powder that is sometimes confused with rust, the latter of which consists of hydrated iron(III) oxide (ferric oxide). Iron(II) oxide also refers to a family of related non-stoichiometric compounds, which are typically iron deficient with compositions ranging from Fe0.84O to Fe0.95O.
Inorganic compound with the formula FeO
Ferrous oxide,iron monoxide
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|Molar mass||71.844 g/mol|
|Melting point||1,377 °C (2,511 °F; 1,650 K)|
|Boiling point||3,414 °C (6,177 °F; 3,687 K)|
|Solubility||insoluble in alkali, alcohol |
dissolves in acid
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|Occupational safety and health (OHS/OSH):|
|can be combustible under specific conditions|
|NFPA 704 (fire diamond)|
|200 °C (392 °F; 473 K)|
|Safety data sheet (SDS)||ICSC 0793|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).