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Pure sulfuric acid is not encountered naturally on Earth in anhydrous form, due to its great affinity for water. Dilute sulfuric acid is a constituent of acid rain, which is formed by atmospheric oxidation of sulfur dioxide in the presence of water . Sulfur dioxide is the main byproduct produced when sulfur-containing fuels such as coal or oil are burned.Sulfuric acid is formed naturally by the oxidation of sulfide minerals, such as iron sulfide. The resulting water can be highly acidic and is called acid mine drainage (AMD) or acid rock drainage (ARD).


Pure sulfuric acid is not encountered naturally on Earth in anhydrous form, due to its great affinity for water.

Sulfuric acid is formed naturally by the oxidation of sulfide minerals, such as iron sulfide. The resulting water can be highly acidic and is called acid mine drainage (AMD) or acid rock drainage (ARD).

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Pure sulfuric acid is not encountered naturally on Earth in anhydrous form, due to its great affinity for water. Dilute sulfuric acid is a constituent of acid rain, which is formed by atmospheric oxidation of sulfur dioxide in the presence of water . Sulfur dioxide is the main byproduct produced when sulfur-containing fuels such as coal or oil are burned.Sulfuric acid is formed naturally by the oxidation of sulfide minerals, such as iron sulfide. The resulting water can be highly acidic and is called acid mine drainage (AMD) or acid rock drainage (ARD).

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Pure sulfuric acid is not encountered naturally on Earth in anhydrous form, due to its great affinity for water.

Sulfuric acid is formed naturally by the oxidation of sulfide minerals, such as iron sulfide. The resulting water can be highly acidic and is called acid mine drainage (AMD) or acid rock drainage (ARD).

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Does sulfuric acid occur in nature?

So2 causes acid rain. So we can find sulphuric in nature.


What is the percentage of sulfuric acid in H2SO4?

H2SO4 is sulfuric acid. So the answer is 100%


Is a nonelectrolyte H 2 SO 4 sulfuric acid?

sulfuric acid is a nonelectrolyte


Is sulfuric acid a substance or a mixture?

It depends a little on your definition. Concentrated Sulfuric Acid can be produced up to 98% or 98.3% pure H2SO4. So, while H2SO4 would be considered a compound, it is never pure, and is always found in a mixture. Most Sulfuric Acid used in the lab is a much more dilute mixture of Sulfuric Acid and Water. Fuming Sulfuric Acid is a mixture between Sulfuric Acid, H2SO4 and sulfur trioxide SO3.


Is muratic acid and sulfuric the same?

Muratic acid is another name for hydrochloric acid, so it is not the same thing as sulfuric acid.


Between nitric acid and sulfuric acid which one is more acidic?

The Ka value of a substance indicates its strength as an acid. Sulfuric acid has Ka ~ 1000. Nitric acid has Ka ~ 25. So, sulfuric acid is a more powerful acid.


If you prepared the same concentraion of two strong acids sulfuric and hydrochloric why would the pH of the sulfuric acid be lower than the pH of the hydrochloric acid?

Sulfuric acid is diprotic. The first dissociation of sulfuric acid is the "strong" one, and the second is weak. So, compared to hydrochloric acid, which is monoprotic, sulfuric acid will contribute more protons to the solution, and thus have a lower pH.


What do you observe if water is mixed with sulfuric acid?

H2SO4 + H2O --> HSO4- + H3O+ Sulfuric acid is a strong acid and so it dissociates completely to form the hydronium ion, which is the sign of an acid.


Why is car battery acid so strong?

Because it is 29 to 32% sulfuric acid.


How many atoms does sulphuric acid contain?

Sulfuric acid is H2SO4 so it has 7.


Is sulfuric acid in water a chemical change?

sulfuric acid is a solution composed of water and sulfate, so it would still be a solution, if i understand the question.


What is the molecular weight of sulfuric acid?

The molecular formula of sulfuric acid is H2SO4. The relative atomic masses of hydrogen, sulfur and oxygen are 1, 32 and 16 respectively. So, sulfuric acid has a molecular weight of 98 g/mol.


How do you prepare 0.01 N sulfuric acid?

The concentrated available has a normality of 36. so when you need to prepare 0.01 N Sulfuric acid calculate accordingly.


What elements are in the compound sulfuric acid?

The chemical formula for sulfuric acid is H2SO4. So the elements present are hydrogen, sulfur and oxygen. The ions are H+ and SO42-.


What is battery acid?

Sulfuric acid, or H2SO4The concentration is about 30%, and so it has a pH of approximately 0.


Why is sulphuric acid called oil of vitriol?

In the eighteenth century, sulfuric acid was made from green vitriol. the sulfuric acid thus formed has a oily appearance. so it was name as the oil of vitriol.


How to convert sulfuric acid formula weight to normality?

Sulfuric acid has a formula weight of 98 - but it has two protons and thus a functionality of two. Equivalent weight = molecualr weight/functionality so sulfuric acid is 98/2 = 49 eq wt


How many moles of copper will react with 4 moles of sulfuric acid?

4. The chemical equation is Cu + H2SO4 → CuSO4 + H2. Copper and sulfuric acid have the same coefficient (1), so the same number of moles of copper and sulfuric acid are used.


Is aluminum good for carrying sulfuric acid?

If you mean using it as a container, no. Sulfuric acid reacts with aluminum and so would eat through any container made of it.


What are the Harmful effects of sulfuric acid?

Sulfuric acid's primary hazard is that it is not only corrosive, but it is also a dehydrating acid. Just like phosphoric acid, sulfuric acid is so dehydrating that it would suck the water right out from your skin and cells on contact, and it could also result in a thermal burn.


What is the balanced equation in the formation of sulfuric acid?

Sulfuric Acid is created when sulfur trioxide is combined with water so the balanced equation is as follows: SO3 + H20 = H2SO4 H2SO4 being sulfuric acid SO3 being sulfur trioxide and H2O being water


How many moles of H are in 0.75 moles of H2SO4?

1.5 moles of Hydrogen. In every mole of H2SO4 (Sulfuric Acid) there are 2 moles of Hydrogen atoms. So, in .75 moles of Sulfuric Acid, there would be 1.5 (double the moles of sulfuric acid) moles of Hydrogen.


Why does silfuric acid conducts electricity better than citric acid?

Sulfuric acid is a string acid and citric acid is a weak acid. This means that sulfuric acid disassociates completely in water. All of the protons ( H + ) are released from the molecule into the solution. With acetic acid as little as 1% of the protons are released into solution. So, with sulfuric acid you have, H + and HSO4 - ions that conduct electricity fully, while acetic acid is a weal conductor.


What does 2.5M sulfuric acid mean when referring to the concentration of an acid?

M = mol L-1 so 2.5M of H2SO4 means in one Litre of a 2.5M solution of Sulfuric acid, there is 2.5 mol of dissolved NaCl


What elements is sulfuric acid made of?

The formula for sulphuric acid is H2SO4 - so it contains hydrogen, sulphur and oxygen.


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