- containing chromium in the divalent state, as chromous carbonate, CrCO3.
Origin of chromous
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A red precipitate of chromous acetate is formed, which is washed by decantation in water containing carbonic acid.
The solution of chromous chloride must therefore be freed from the zinc by filtration in the absence of air.
In this manner a chromous acetate is obtained perfectly free from zinc.
While chromium forms two series of salts, chromous salts are difficult to prepare and are of little importance.An Elementary Study of Chemistry
- of or containing chromium in the divalent state
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