double salt


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double salt

[¦dəb·əl ′sȯlt]
(inorganic chemistry)
A salt that upon hydrolysis forms two different anions and cations.
A salt that is a molecular combination of two other salts.
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The researchers also found that calcium ion inhibits the primary nucleation of the newly identified double salt.
The double salts are an intermediate product in the overall process used to produce metallurgical grade alumina and a synthetic mineral ("TiO2S(R)") which Solv-Ex believes can be used as a substitute for titanium dioxide pigment and filler in a number of industrial applications.
These articles, originating from about 1835 to 1845, include such topics as inorganic neutral oxysalts in general and phosphates, arseniates, phosphites and arensites in particular, the reaction and products of sulfurous acid and iron or zinc, nitric sulphate oxide and experimental demonstrations proving its non-existence, the nature of Aqua Regia, reciprocal actions of sulfurous and hyponitric acids, observations on the Theory of Peligot, the function of water, the formulation of hypoiodous acid, the existence of double salts in codeine and morphine, and the quantitative determination of chlorine and hydrochloric acid when the two gases occur together.