Ferrous-oxide sentence example

ferrous-oxide
  • For example, positive iron combined with negative oxygen to form positive ferrous oxide; positive sulphur combined with negative oxygen to form negative sulphuric acid; positive ferrous oxide combined with negative sulphuric acid to form neutral ferrous sulphate.

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  • Manganese dioxide not only acts as a source of oxygen, but develops a pink tint in the glass, which is complementary to and neutralizes the green colour due to ferrous oxide.

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  • The blue colouring substance is ferrous sulphide, the upper reddish layer contains more ferric oxide, which the predominance of decomposing organic matter in the substance of the mud reduces to ferrous oxide and subsequently by further action to sulphide.

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  • Oxygen, probably dissolved in the iron as ferrous oxide FeO, also makes the metal red-short.

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  • With oxygen it probably forms manganous oxide, which is less harmful than ferrous oxide.

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  • It also appears that rust changes in composition on exposure to the atmosphere, both the ferrous oxide and carbonate being in part oxidized to ferric oxide.

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  • On weathering, magnetite commonly passes into limonite, the ferrous oxide having probably been removed by carbonated waters.

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