ferric ammonium sulfate

ferric ammonium sulfate

[′fer·ik ə′mōn·ē·əm ′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
FeNH4(SO4)2·12H2O Efflorescent, water-soluble crystals; used in medicine, in analytical chemistry, and as a mordant in textile dyeing. Also known as ferric ammonium alum; iron ammonium sulfate.
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