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Balancing Rxn's
« on: October 01, 2015, 01:39:04 AM »
Hello this is my first post on here and I hope you guys can help, because this is the first time ive even heard of this mineral and I have no idea how it reacts in a reaction. so here it is with the question.

Q: Balance the following reactions. C) Azurite (mineral with composition Cu3(OH)2(CO3)2) reacts with hydrobromic acid to give....

A: and heres what ive got:   Cu3(OH)2(CO3)2(s) + HBr(aq) =

please help I just have no idea and am at a lose

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Re: Balancing Rxn's
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2015, 02:46:32 AM »
This is basic carbonate - partly hydroxide, partly carbonate. How do hydroxides react with strong acids? How do carbonates react with strong acids?
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