Which of the following oxide(s) of iron would be obtained on prolonged reaction of iron with steam?

(A) FeO

(B) Fe 2 O 3

(C) Fe 3 O 4

(D) Fe 2 O 3 and Fe 3 O 4



When iron is heated with steam, the following reaction takes place.

Reaction of Iron with Steam - Teachoo (2).png

So, the correct option is  (c) Fe 3 O 4

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