gold hydroxide

gold hydroxide

[¦gōld hī′dräk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Au(OH)3 A yellow-brown, light-sensitive, water-insoluble powder; dissolves in most acids; easily reduced to metallic gold; used in medicine, porcelain, gold plating, and daguerreotypes.
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