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By treating cuprous oxide with different acids a number of cuprous salts can be made.
Since they are so much more familiar than the cuprous salts, they are frequently called merely copper salts.
The chemical reaction taking place is the reduction of copper sulphate to cuprous oxide.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
A and B give no evidence of sugar, while C reduces the Fehling, giving a yellow or red deposit of cuprous oxide.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Firstly, by no means all bronzes which have been dug up, even though from the same excavation, show the layer of cuprous oxide.The Preservation of Antiquities|Friedrich Rathgen