chromic hydroxide

chromic hydroxide

[¦krō·mik hī′dräk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Cr(OH)3·2H2O Gray-green, gelatinous precipitate formed when a base is added to a chromic salt; the precipitate dries to a bluish, amorphous powder; prepared as an intermediate in the manufacture of other soluble chromium salts.
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