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Hydrated sulfates of the general formula M+M3+(SO4)2.12H2).

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A helium nucleus.

Titration

A Procedure in which one solution is added to another solution until the chemical reaction between the two solutes is complete, the concentration of one solution is known and that of the other is unknown.

 

Primary Standard

A substance of a known high degree of purity that undergoes one invariable reaction with the other reactant of interest.

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Cooking salt is a product that is available in every kitchen, and it’s not as simple as it seems. The history of this product shows that it was valued like gold.

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Inert s-pair Effect

Characteristic of the post-transition minerals, tendency of the outermost s electrons to remain nonionized or un shared in compounds.

Heat of Solution

The amount of heat absorbed in the formation of solution that contains one mole of solute, the value is positive if heat is absorbed (endothermic) and negative if heat is released (exothermic).

Photochemical Oxidants

Photochemically produced oxidizing agents capable of causing damage to plants and animals.

Metallurgy

Refers to the overall processes by which metals are extracted from ores.