Permanganate

salt of permanganic acid

Permanganate is an ion that contains one manganese ion in an oxidation state of +7 and 4 oxide atoms. It is a strong oxidizing agent. Permanganates are purple-black. Permanganates stain because they are easily reduced to brown-black manganese dioxide.

Permanganate
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Systematic IUPAC name
Permanganate
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Properties
MnO
4
Molar mass 118.934 g mol-1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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