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    Formation of FeCl3 using HCl

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    I know that: 2HCL +Fe(s)= FeCl2 + 2H under normal conditions. I want to know if the concentrations or conditions can be altered to produce: 3HCl + Fe(s)=FeCl3 + 3H using NO other reactants (catalysts may be used).

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    Iron reacts with hydrochloric acid in single replacement reactions (Iron(III) product).
    The balanced reaction is:
    2Fe + 6HCl -------> 2FeCl3 + 3H2(gas)
    If iron is in the form of ...

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    The formation of FeCl3 using HCl is determined. The catalyst reactants are determined.