Sarthaks APP
0 votes
in Chemistry by (50.3k points)

Name the common elements present in the anode mud in electrolytic refining of copper. Why are they so present?

1 Answer

+1 vote
by (50.1k points)
selected by
Best answer

The common elements present in the anode mud are antimony, selenium, tellurium, silver, gold and platinum. These elements, being less reactive, are not affected by CuSO4 - H2SO4 solution and hence settle down under anode as anode mud.

Sarthaks APP

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.