Why isn't there a compound with the formula FeI3 (ferric iodide)?

2 Answers
Mar 19, 2016


This is news to me, of course, #FeI_3# is usually unstable with respect to reduction.


This article is behind a pay wall. If you are at a university, it will be available from the library. Of course, I do NOT suggest that you buy the article.

Mar 20, 2016

The reaction between ferric and iodide ions is documented in the form of a laboratory experiment here: