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potassium sulfate

noun, Chemistry
a crystalline, water-soluble solid, K 2 SO 4 , used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, alums, and mineral water, and as a reagent in analytical chemistry.
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1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It contains a lot of extra alumina, but after roasting in a kiln the potassium sulfate can be leached out.

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  • It should be filtered when not clear or when crystals of ammonium or potassium sulfate are formed.

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