thorium oxalate

thorium oxalate

[′thȯr·ē·əm ′äk·sə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
Th(C2O4)2·2H2O A white, toxic powder soluble in alkalies and ammonium oxalate, insoluble in water and most acids, decomposes to thorium dioxide, ThO2, above 300-400°C; used in ceramics.
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