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What is the Chemical formula of rust ?

What is the Chemical formula of rust ?

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Anjali Ahuja
askIITians Faculty 240 Points
8 years ago
Hi Student
Rusting is the corrosion of iron and readily occurs in the alloy steel. The formation of a reddish brown flakes which loosely adheres to the iron is called rust.
Rusting of iron consists of the formation of hydrated oxide, Fe(OH)3, FeO(OH), or even Fe2O3.H2O.
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