chloroplatinic acid

  1. a red-brown, crystalline, water-soluble solid, H2PtCl6⋅6H2O, used chiefly in platinizing glass, metals, and ceramic ware.

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How to use chloroplatinic acid 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).