chloroauric acid

noun
chlo·ro·auric acid
variants: or less commonly chlorauric acid \(ˈ)klōr, -ȯr+...- \

Definition of chloroauric acid 

: an acid HAuCl4 formed when gold is dissolved in aqua regia and obtainable as long yellow deliquescent crystals

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History and Etymology for chloroauric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + auric

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