Origin of sesquioxide
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The sesquioxide is capable of acting both as an acid and a base.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Pass dry chlorine over a mixture of sesquioxide of chromium and charcoal, heated to redness, in a porcelain tube.
The superb green pigment used by enamellers under this name is the green oxide or sesquioxide of chromium.
It differs from the other animal principles in containing, as an essential ingredient, the sesquioxide of iron.
It is soluble only in acetic acid as the acetate of the sesquioxide.
- any of certain oxides whose molecules contain three atoms of oxygen for every two atoms of the elementchromium sesquioxide, Cr 2 O 3