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Aurocyanide

Definition of the noun Aurocyanide

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noun

  1. [context: inorganic compound, uncountable] The complex anion, Au(CN)2-, produced when gold is dissolved as part of the cyanide process.
  2. [context: inorganic chemistry, countable] Any salt containing this anion.

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Google previewBiogeochemical, Health, and Ecotoxicological Perspectives on Gold and Gold Mining (2004)

by Ronald Eisler

Aurocyanide is produced by two processes involving the formation of hypothiocyanite and hypochlorous acid. Aurocyanide is an effective inhibitor of the respiratory burst of neutrophils and monocytes, and the proliferation of lymphocytes.

Google previewFactory and Industrial Management (1912)

by John Robertson Dunlap, John Michael Carmody

The list of compounds which are supposed to possess the power of decomposing potassium aurocyanide is a very long one and includes carbon in various forms, and also the sulphides, arsenides and tellurides. Of the various substances ...

Google previewEngineering Magazine (1912)

which are supposed to possess the power of decomposing potassium aurocyanide is a very long one and includes carbon in various forms, and also the sulphides, arsenides and tellurides. Of the various substances which it is claimed will ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1882)

by Henry Watts

Aurocyanide of Potassium, KAuCy2, may be obtained by dissolving aurous eyanide, auric oxide, or fulminating gold, in cyanide of potassium, the solution being attended with evolution of cyanogen in the second case, and of ammonia in the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Bio-Medecine (2001)

by Rita Singh

Gold bromide has been found to be very useful in epilepsy, while the potassium aurocyanide is believed to be useful in syphilitic infections. Besides these uses of the soluble salts of gold, colloidal gold has recently come into therapeutic use.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Inorganic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

( potassium aurocyanide, KAu(CN)2). This complex is reduced with zinc, filtered, and then melted to obtain pure gold. cyanoferrate A compound containing the ion ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

AUROCYANIDE 186 AUSTRIAN gold, and E. cyanide..] In chem, a compound formed of the cyanide of gold and a basic oxide. Aurora (a-rö'ra), n. [L., the goddess of morning, the dawn, for an older form ausosa; allied to Gr. aurion, the morrow; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

The gold is converted to aurocyanide, ...

Google previewGold: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2011)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Shannon L. Kenny

the Elsner reaction, in which sodium cyanide is used as the complexant in combination with atmospheric oxygen as an oxidant to transform the gold into an aurocyanide compound comprised of sodium cyanoaurite and so- dium hydroxide.

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Michael D Larrañaga, Richard J. Lewis, Robert A. Lewis

sodium aurocyanide; NaAu(CN)2. Properties: Yellow powder. Soluble in water.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

The solution is filtered and allowed to cool, when colourless rhombic pyramids of the aurocyanide se rate. It is also obtained in the action of potassium cyanide on od in the presence of air, a reaction utilized in the MacArthur- orrest process of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

The aurocyanide of potassium, obtained by dissolving cyanide of gold in a solution of cyanide of potassium, is used for gilding silver and copper, and especially for electroplating. Of the alloys of gold, those with copper, mercury, and silver are ...

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Aurocyanide Meaning

Video shows what aurocyanide means. The complex anion, Au(CN)2-, produced when gold is dissolved as part of the cyanide process.. Any salt containing this ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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