a white soluble crystalline solid used mainly as a fertilizer and in water purification. Formula: (NH 4) 2 SO 4
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Aldehyde gives a carmine red unaltered by ammonium sulphate.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
Add a few drops of sodium nitroprusside solution, make alkaline with ammonia, then saturate with ammonium sulphate crystals.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
Under this process ammonium nitrate is produced by the double decomposition of ammonium sulphate and sodium nitrate.America's Munitions 1917-1918 | Benedict Crowell
So also they secured ammonium sulphate by a direct combination of nitrogen and hydrogen in the air.Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights | Kelly Miller
This plate absorbs more than 200 times its volume of hydrogen when electrolyzed in a solution of ammonium sulphate.