Sentence Examples


  • The chemicals present in the mattress react with the fungus and produces phosphine, arsine, and stibine.
  • It is precipitated as the metal from solutions of its salts by the metals of the alkalis and alkaline earths, zinc, iron, copper, &c. In its chemical affinities it resembles arsenic and antimony; an important distinction is that it forms no hydrogen compound analogous to arsine and stibine.
  • In its general behaviour it resembles arsine, burning with a violet flame and being decomposed by heat into its constituent elements.
  • Arsenic trihydride (arsine or arseniuretted hydrogen), AsH3, is formed by decomposing zinc arsenide with dilute sulphuric acid; by the action of nascent hydrogen on arsenious compounds, and by the electrolysis of solutions of arsenious and arsenic acids; it is also a product of the action of organic matter on many arsenic compounds.
  • Chlorine, bromine and iodine decompose arsine readily, the action being most violent in the case of chlorine.