thorium nitrate


Definition of thorium nitrate

: an oxidizing salt Th(NO3)4 obtained as a deliquescent crystalline mass by extraction of monazite sand in a series of steps and used chiefly in producing thorium oxide by ignition in the manufacture of incandescent gas mantles

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