Our Silver Sulfide is new and freshly prepared. The powder has been ground and sifted.
Silver Sulfide Properties:
CAS Number: 21548-73-2
Synonyms: Ag2S, Silver(I)Sulfide, Acanthite, Silver Glance.
Formula Weight: 247.8 grams/Mole — (Contains 87.06% Silver)
Melting Point: 845°C ( 1,553°F )
Shelf Life: Indefinite.
This is a dry, jet black powder that does not absorb moisture from the air.
Silver Sulfide is not light sensitive.
It is best to buy it pre-ground and sifted (like ours).
It is not impact sensitive. It won’t explode or ignite when struck between heavy objects.
It is very slightly soluble in water. (.00014g / Liter @ 20°C)
It is not soluble in Nitric Acid at any concentration.
Silver Sulfide powder is generally non toxic.
Like all chemicals, avoid breathing the dust, excess skin contact, and wear safety glasses.