mercurous chromate

mercurous chromate

[mər′kyu̇r·əs ′krō‚māt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Hg2CrO4 Red powder with variable composition; decomposes when heated; soluble in nitric acid, insoluble in water and alcohol; used to color ceramics green. Also known as mercury chromate.
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