chromic-chloride

chromic chloride

noun
a violet, crystalline compound, CrCl 3 , occurring in both water-soluble and water-insoluble forms, or a green or violet, water-soluble deliquescent compound, CrCl 3 ⋅6H 2 O: used chiefly as a mordant, in chrome-steel plating, and in the synthesis of chromium salts.
Also called chromium chloride.
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