chloroauric acid

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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“Chloroauric acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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