vanadium tetraoxide

vanadium tetraoxide

[və′nād·ē·əm ¦te·trə′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
V2O4 A toxic blue-black powder; insoluble in water, soluble in alkalies and acids; melts at 1967°C; used as a catalyst.
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