lead thiocyanate

lead thiocyanate

[′led ‚thī·ō′sī·ə‚nāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Pb(SCN)2 Yellow, monoclinic crystals, soluble in potassium thiocyanate and slightly soluble in water; used in the powder mixture that primes small arm cartridges, in dyes, and in safety matches.
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