thallium monoxide

thallium monoxide

[′thal·ē·əm mə′näk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Tl2O A black, toxic, water- and alcohol-soluble powder, melts at 300°C; used as an analytical reagent and in artificial gems and optical glass. Also known as thallium oxide; thallous oxide.
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