- a salt of ferricyanic acid, as potassium ferricyanide, K3Fe(CN)6.
Origin of ferricyanide
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The first of these is the bleach, or oxidizing mixture of bromide and ferricyanide.
The ferricyanide-bromide mixture, however, keeps very much better than a plain solution of ferricyanide alone.
In the case of many formulae, it will be noticed that equal quantities of bromide and ferricyanide are recommended.
When its alcoholic solution is treated with ferricyanide of potassium it is oxidized to dipyridine, C10H10N2.
Ferricyanide of potassium produces a rich deep-blue precipitate, insoluble in hydrochloric acid.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
- any salt of ferricyanic acid
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