- Chemistry. a salt of the acid form of aluminum hydroxide, containing the group AlO2− or AlO3−3.
Origin of aluminate
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The result is the formation of a solution of aluminate of soda, and insoluble fluoride of calcium (lime).
It is possible to produce a mixed solution of aluminate and silicate of potash which will remain liquid for twenty-four hours.Field's Chromatography
Aluminate of soda may likewise be procured from cryolite, as described under Alum.
Aluminate of soda prepared as above occurs as a white powder, of a greenish-yellow hue, and dry to the touch.
Lastly, aluminate of soda may be used as a mordant in place of red liquor or sulphate of alumina.
- a salt of the ortho or meta acid forms of aluminium hydroxide containing the ions AlO 2 – or AlO 3 3–
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