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bismuth oxychloride

noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, BiOCl, used chiefly in the manufacture of pigments, face powders, and artificial pearls.
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  • After dilution of the acid leach, bismuth is precipitated as bismuth oxychloride.

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