- a salt of a stannic acid.
Origin of stannate
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Enamel; silicate and stannate or antimoniate of potash or soda, and lead.
The stannate and stannite of potassium are prepared in a similar manner.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Stannate of soda is easily decomposed by acids; even the carbonic acid present in the air will bring about this change.
The tin contained in the stannate is deposited on the cotton in the form of stannic oxide, or, more strictly, stannic acid.