- a salt of chromic acid, as potassium chromate, K2CrO4.
Origin of chromate
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Or chromate of baryta, is exceedingly difficult to make well.Field's Chromatography
It occurs at Berezof in Siberia along with chromate of lead.
In this state it forms the chromate of potassium of commerce.
The shade may be varied by increasing or lessening the quantity of the chromate.
The chloride of chromium is again precipitated with carbonate of lime, and by ignition converted into chromate of lime.
- any salt or ester of chromic acid. Simple chromate salts contain the divalent ion, CrO 4 2–, and are orange
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- A salt of chromic acid.
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- A chemical compound containing the group CrO4.
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