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chloroplatinic

[ klawr-uh-pluh-tin-ik, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr ə pləˈtɪn ɪk, ˌkloʊr- /
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adjective
of or derived from chloroplatinic acid.
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Origin of chloroplatinic

First recorded in 1835–45; chloro-2 + platinic
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How to use chloroplatinic in a sentence

  • Platinic chloride is an orange-colored, soluble compound made by heating chloroplatinic acid in a current of chlorine.

  • To separate the platinum the alloy is dissolved in aqua regia, which converts the platinum into chloroplatinic acid (H2PtCl6).

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