Sentence Examples


  • It is decomposed by water with formation of tellurium and tellurous acid: 2TeC12+3H 2 0=Te+H 2 TeO 3 +4HC1.
  • It melts at 224° C. and is exceedingly hygroscopic. Water decomposes it with formation of tellurous acid and other products.
  • Tellurous acid, H 2 TeO 3, is obtained when the tetrachloride is decomposed by water, or on dissolving tellurium in nitric acid and pouring the solution into water.