Argenti Cyanidum. Silver Cyanide. AgCN=l33.64.


From Potassium Cyanide, which reacts with Silver Nitrate, producing the precipitate of Silver Cyanide. Kcn+AgNo3=AgCN+Kno3.


A white powder, odorless and tasteless, permanent in dry air, but gradually turning brown on exposure to light. Solubility. - Insoluble in water and Alcohol.

Silver Cyanide is used to prepare extemporaneously Acidum Hydrocyani-cum Dilutum.