ammonium dichromate


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ammonium dichromate

[ə′mōn·yəm dī′krō‚māt]
(inorganic chemistry)
(NH4)2Cr2O7 A salt that forms orange, monoclinic crystals; made from ammonium sulfate and sodium dichromate; soluble in water and alcohol; ignites readily; used in photography, lithography, pyrotechnics, and dyeing. Also known as ammonium bichromate.
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