chloroplatinic acid

noun
chlo·​ro·​platinic acid

Definition of chloroplatinic acid

: an acid H2PtCl6 obtained usually as red-brown deliquescent crystals of the hexahydrate by the action of aqua regia on metallic platinum and used chiefly in analysis

called also platinic chloride

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History and Etymology for chloroplatinic acid

chlor- + platinic

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“Chloroplatinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chloroplatinic%20acid. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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