Origin of sal ammoniac
Examples from the Web for sal ammoniac
Another solution for the same purpose is made with sal-ammoniac, cream of tartar, common salt and silver nitrate.
Then put in a crumb of sal-ammoniac and fill up with water and it is ready for use.Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians|William K. David
It is quite possible that this solder was sal-ammoniac, though not made in quite this manner.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
One might be almost induced to believe, that in the time of Boyle there were manufactories of sal-ammoniac in Europe1005.
The account given by Thurneisser, that the first sal-ammoniac was made in the Tyrol in the ninth century, is truly ridiculous.