magic acid

magic acid

[′maj·ik ¦as·əd]
(inorganic chemistry)
A superacid consisting of equal molar quantities of fluorosulfonic acid (HSO3F) and antimony pentafluoride (SbF5).
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There was no magic acid that was effective on all types of bacteria," Anderson says.
His coworkers were so impressed that they gave the name magic acid to the superacid [HSO.