tungstic acid


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tungstic acid

[′təŋ·stik ′as·əd]
(inorganic chemistry)
H2WO4 A yellow powder; insoluble in water, soluble in alkalies; used as a color-resist mordant for textiles, as an ingredient in plastics, and for the manufacture of tungsten metal products. Also known as orthotungstic acid; wolframic acid.
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Hydrogen from both bonded and free acids in phosphoric acid that result from ionic bonding with Keggin-type tungstic acid is captured in porous inorganic material, filling the composites with hydrogen, thus rendering high proton conductivity [34].
Two years later, Spanish chemist Fausto de Elhuyar (1755--1833) prepared the same tungstic acid from another heavy mineral.