For chlorine add couple of drops of nitric acid to a little of the water and a crystal or drop of solution of nitrate of silver.
The most important compound of nitrogen for the plant is nitric acid.
Benzene from coal-tar is warmed with nitric acid in a flask.
When heated with nitric acid it forms a stable oxide (I2O5).
Sulphuric acid or sulphates is indicated by a soluble salt of barium throwing down a white precipitate insoluble in nitric acid.
Place the mud in a glass vessel, and pour on it some nitric acid (aqua-fortis).
Silver ore may be detected by dissolving a small quantity in a test tube with a few drops of nitric acid.
Meconin may be prepared by treating narcotine with nitric acid.
The most important chemical properties of nitric acid are the following.
That white matter is changed by nitric acid into indigo-red.
nitric acid ni·tric acid (nī'trĭk)
A transparent, colorless to yellowish, fuming corrosive liquid that is a highly reactive oxidizing agent.
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A clear, colorless to yellow liquid that is very corrosive and can dissolve most metals. It is used to make fertilizers, explosives, dyes, and rocket fuels. Chemical formula: HNO3.