Chemical elements
  Silver
    Isotopes
    Energy
    Production
    Application
    Physical Properties
    Chemical Properties
      Silver fluoride
      Silver subfluoride
      Silver chloride
      Silver subchloride
      Photohalides
      Silver bromide
      Silver oxybromide
      Silver subbromide
      Silver iodide
      Silver hypochlorite
      Silver chlorite
      Silver chlorate
      Silver perchlorate
      Silver bromate
      Silver perbromate
      Silver iodate
      Silver periodates
      Silver suboxide
      Silver monoxide
      Higher oxides
      Silver subsulphide
      Silver sulphide
      Silver sulphite
      Silver sulphate
      Silver selenide
      Silver telluride
      Silver thiosulphate
      Silver dithionate
      Silver azide
      Silver hyponitrite
      Silver nitrite
      Silver nitrate
      Silver phosphides
      Silver hypophosphate
      Silver orthophosphate
      Silver pyrophosphate
      Silver metaphosphate
      Silver arsenite
      Silver arsenate
      Silver carbide
      Silver carbonate
      Silver cyanide
      Silver thiocyanate
      Silver borate
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Silver subchloride, Ag2Cl






When silver subfluoride is heated with phosphorus trichloride at 140° C., silver subchloride, Ag2Cl, is formed. It is also a product of the interaction of Silver nitrate and cuprous chloride, of a colloidal solution of silver and chlorine-water, and of silver-foil and weak oxidizers such as cupric chloride.

The product of these reactions is a brown powder, but it is doubtful whether that prepared by the interaction of colloidal silver and chlorine-water is a definite chemical compound, since successive chlorinations of colloidal silver produce a series of homogeneous mixtures of silver and silver chloride.


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