Why Does Water Make A Nail Rust?


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Anonymous answered
Because water has oxygen and carbon Dioxide, the real sources of rust
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Bill Negrelli answered
Steel nails will not rust, or oxidize - but Iron nails will.

Iron (Fe) will react with the oxygen in the water  and create Fe2O3 or Iron(III) Oxide.  The scientific name for Rust.

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