sodium fluoaluminate

noun

Definition of sodium fluoaluminate

: a crystalline complex salt Na3AlF6 that occurs in nature as cryolite, is also made synthetically, and is used chiefly in ceramics, in metallurgy especially as an electrolyte in the production of aluminum from alumina, and as an insecticide

called also sodium aluminum fluoride

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“Sodium fluoaluminate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20fluoaluminate. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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