magnesia mixture

magnesia mixture

[mag′nē·zhə ‚miks·chər]
(analytical chemistry)
Reagent used to analyze for phosphorus; consists of the filtered liquor from an aqueous mixture of ammonium chloride, magnesium sulfate, and ammonia.
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