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Silver iodate

Silver iodate
Other names
Molecular formula AgIO3
Molar mass 282.77 g/mol
Appearance white crystals
Crystal Structure orthorhombic
CAS number 7783-97-3
Density and phase 5.53 g/cm³, solid
Solubility in water insoluble
Solubility Constant 3.0x10-8
Melting point >200 ° C
Boiling point
Thermodynamic data
Specific Heat Capacity 0.3639 J/g-°C
Heat of Formation -171.1 kJ/mol
Related compounds
Other anions silver iodide
silver chlorate
Other cations sodium iodate
potassium iodate
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Silver iodate (AgIO3) is a white crystal composed of silver, iodine and oxygen. Unlike most metal iodates, it is insoluble in water.

Silver iodate can be obtained by reacting silver nitrate (AgNO3) with iodate. The biproduct of the reaction is nitrate.[1]


  1. ^ Qiu, Chao; Sheng Han; Xingguo Cheng; and Tianhui Ren (2005). "Distribution of Thioethers in Hydrotreated Transformer Base Oil by Oxidation and ICP-AES Analysis". Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 44 (11): 4151-4155. doi:10.1021/ie048833b. Retrieved on 2007-05-03. “Silver nitrate reacts with iodate to form the precipitate of silver iodate, and the precipitate is transferred to silver nitrate.”
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