antimony pentasulfide


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antimony pentasulfide

[′an·tə‚mō·nē ‚pent·ə′səl‚fīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Sb2S5 An orange-yellow powder; soluble in alkali, soluble in concentrated hydrochloric acid, with hydrogen sulfide as a by-product, and insoluble in water; used as a red pigment. Also known as antimony persulfide; antimony red; golden antimony sulfide.
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