selenium dioxide


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selenium dioxide

[sə′lē·nē·əm dī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
SeO2 Water- and alcohol-soluble, white to reddish, lustrous crystals; melts at 340°C; used in medicine, and as an oxidizing agent and catalyst. Also known as selenous acid anhydride; selenous anhydride; selenium oxide.
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For example, there's downeyite, a transparent crystalline form of selenium dioxide.
In the Wenmec selenium roasting furnace, the selenium which is present in the anode slimes is oxidised to selenium dioxide.
The selenium dioxide vaporizes and is captured in the venturi in the gas treatment section.