al+hno3=al(no3)3+n2o+h2o

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

Al is a reducing agent, HNO3 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • Al
    • Names: Aluminum source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Aluminium powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Al source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Silvery-white-to-grey powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Silvery-white, malleable, ductile, odorless metal. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • HNO3Nitric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Aqua fortis source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Spirit of niter source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Eau forte source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless, yellow or red fuming liquid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-yellow liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless, yellow, or red, fuming liquid with an acrid, suffocating odor. [Note: Often used in an aqueous solution. Fuming nitric acid is concentrated nitric acid that contains dissolved nitrogen dioxide.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • Al(NO3)3Aluminium nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Nitric Aluminum salt source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Aluminum nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Aluminium(III) nitrate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystals, solid | hygroscopic source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • N2ODinitrogen monoxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Nitrous oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Laughing gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Sweet air source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colourless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a slightly sweet odor. [inhalation anesthetic] [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of xanh xao, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27