Lead oxide

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Lead oxides are a group of inorganic compounds with formulas including lead (Pb) and oxygen (O).

Common lead oxides include:

Less common lead oxides are:

  • Lead(II,IV) oxide, Pb2O3, lead sesquioxide (reddish yellow)
  • Pb12O19 (monoclinic, dark-brown or black crystals)
  • The so-called black lead oxide, which is a mixture of PbO and fine-powdered metal Pb and used in the production of lead–acid batteries.