antimonic acid, when first heated, becomes white, and is converted into antimonious acid.
antimonic acid and its hydrate changes moistened blue litmus paper to red.
antimonic or metantimonic acid, heated to a temperature below redness, loses water and yields the anhydride, Sb2O5.
It is very unstable, and easily changes into antimonic acid, even in water.
antimonic anhydride is a yellowish-white powder, tasteless and insoluble in water and acids.
antimonic oxide is converted on ignition into the tetroxide (Sb2O4) with loss of oxygen.
Antimony forms two series of salts, antimonious and antimonic; and advantage is taken of this in its determination volumetrically.
antimonic chloride and potassium iodide react, forming antimonious chloride and free iodine.