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aluminum chloride[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′klȯr‚īd]
AlCl3 or Al2Cl6 A deliquescent compound in the form of white to colorless hexagonal crystals; fumes in air and reacts explosively with water; used as a catalyst.
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