cuprous chloride

cuprous chloride

[′kyü·prəs ′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
CuCl or Cu2Cl2 Green, tetrahedral crystals, insoluble in water. Also known as copper chloride; resin of copper.
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The chlorideion content is then increased by adding sodium chloride, which enhances conductivity and minimizes the possibility of the precipitation of cuprous chloride, and the solution is sent to the Metchlor electrolysis cell as advance catholyte.