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Inorganic chemistry

yttrium oxide

Chemistry; Inorganic chemistry

Y 2 O 3 A yellowish powder, insoluble in water, soluble in dilute acids; used as television tube phosphor and microwave filters. Also known as yttria.

calcium sulfate

Chemistry; Inorganic chemistry

1. CaSO 4 A white crystalline salt, insoluble in water; used in Keene’s cement, in pigments, as a paper filler, and as a drying agent. 2. Either of two hydrated forms of the salt: the dihydrate, ...

magnesium bromide

Chemistry; Inorganic chemistry

MgBr 2 _6H 2 O Deliquescent, colorless, bitter-tasting crystals, melting at 172_C; soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol; used in medicine and in the synthesis of organic chemicals.

silicon halide

Chemistry; Inorganic chemistry

A compound of silicon and a halogen; for example, SiBr 4 , Si 2 Br 6 , SiCl 4 , Si 2 Cl 6 , Si 3 Cl 8 , SiF 4 , Si 2 F 6 , SiI 4 , and Si 2 F 6 .

yttrium sulfate

Chemistry; Inorganic chemistry

Y 2 (SO 4 ) 3 _8H 2 O Reddish crystals that are soluble in concentrated sulfuric acid, slightly soluble in water; decomposes at 700_C; used as an analytical reagent.

calcium sulfide

Chemistry; Inorganic chemistry

CaS In pure form, white cubic crystals, slightly soluble in water; used as a base for luminescent materials. Also known as hepar calcies; sulfurated lime.

magnesium carbonate

Chemistry; Inorganic chemistry

MgCO 3 A water-insoluble, white powder, decomposing at about 350_C; used as a refractory material.

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