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Definition of the noun ammonium alum
What does ammonium alum mean as a name of something?
- a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of ammonium alum: alum / ammonia alum
- more generic terms: Al / aluminium / aluminum / atomic number 13 = a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite; double salt = a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization
Ammonium alum a.k.a. Ammonium aluminium sulfate, also known as ammonium alum or just alum, is a white crystalline double sulfate usually encountered as the dodecahydrate, formula Al₂·12H₂O. It is used in small amounts in a variety of niche applications. The dodecahydrate occurs naturally as the rare mineral tschermigite.
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by John Daintith
ammonium alum See alum. ammonium carbonate (sal ...
Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter
AMMONIUM ALGINATE • See Alginates AMMONIUM C12–15 ALKYL SULFATE • See Quaternary Ammonium Compounds AMMONIUM ALUM • Used in astringents and mouthwashes. See Alum AMMONIUM BENZOATE • White crystals or ...
by John Daintith
ammonium alum. See alum. ammonium carbonate. A white powder with an odour of ammonia, made by heating ammonium chloride with calcium sulphate. It is a mixed salt of ammonium bicarbonate and ammonium ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)
by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
Ammonium alum is AlNH4(SO4)2.12H2O, chrome alum is ...
by Rudolph Seiden, Richard R. Dykstra, W. James Gough
AMMONIUM ALUM. ->ALUM. AMMONIUM BICARBONATE or acid ammonium carbonate is contained in AMMONIUM CARBONATE (U.S.P). AMMONIUM CARBAMATE or ammonium carbaminate is closely related to AMMONIUM ...
by Henry Philippsborn
um ammonium sulphate; ammonium alum ( Prod.) (Pharmaceutical chemistry; AlNH4(SO4)2.12H2O; double salt (see this entry); ...
by Anand Dhingra
AMMONIUM ALUM : Alum containing ammonium sulphate as a component. AMMONIUM BICARBONATE : NH4HCO3; A white crystalline compound prepared by passing excess amount of carbon dioxide in aqueous ammonia solution.
by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice
pickling Anticaking agent for powders Anticaking agent for powders Anticaking agent for powders Aluminum ammonium sulfate (ammonium alum) Aluminum potassium sulfate (potassium alum) Aluminum sodium sulfate (soda/sodium alum ) ...
by Douglas M. Considine
Alcohol (Ammonium alum) or powder). Odorless. Strongly (insoluble). Glycerin ( freely Buffer ...
by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe
The corresponding ammonium alum is more permanent, and has been proposed as a standard in titrations ...
Ammonium alum is found native as tscher- migite, and is artificially made by combining ammonium sulphate with aluminum sulphate as previously described. The low cost of ammonium sulphate, obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of ...
by Loran O'Bannon
ammonium alum. Al2(SO4)3(NH4)2SO4:24H2O or ...
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