gold chloride

noun

1
: a chloride of gold
especially : the trichloride AuCl3 or Au2Cl6 obtained as a dark red crystalline mass by the action of chlorine on heated gold and used chiefly in photography and in gilding and coloring ceramic ware and glass
2
: chloroauric acid
used chiefly commercially

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“Gold chloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold%20chloride. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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