chloroauric acid


chlo·​ro·​auric acid
variants or less commonly chlorauric acid
: an acid HAuCl4 formed when gold is dissolved in aqua regia and obtainable as long yellow deliquescent crystals

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International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + auric

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“Chloroauric acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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