Chemistry

Symbols of 5 great events of Buddha’s Life

May 23, 2013

Salked lime

May 22, 2013

Salked lime(milk of lime ) :Calcium hydroxide Limewater is the common name for a saturated solution of calcium hydroxide. Calcium hydroxide, Ca(OH)2 is sparsely soluble in water (1.5 g dm−3 at 25 °C.) Pure limewater is clear and colorless, with a slight earthy smell and an alkaline bitter taste...

Red Lead

May 22, 2013

Red Lead or Minium Lead(II,IV) oxide, also called minium, red lead or triplumbic tetroxide, is a bright red or orange crystalline or amorphous pigment. Lead tetraoxide is most often used as a pigment for primer paints for iron objects. Due to its toxicity, its use is being limited.

Quick lime

May 22, 2013

Quick lime:Calcium oxide Calcium oxide (CaO), commonly known as quicklime or burnt lime, is a widely used chemical compound. It is a white, caustic, alkaline crystalline solid at room temperature. Quicklime produces heat energy by the formation of the hydrate, calcium hydroxide, by the following equation: CaO (s) +...

Phosgene

May 22, 2013

Phosgene :Carboxyl chloride Phosgene is the chemical compound with the formula COCl2. This colorless gas gained infamy as a chemical weapon during World War I. It is also a valued industrial reagent and building block in synthesis of pharmaceuticals and other organic compounds

Philosopher’s wool

May 22, 2013

Philosopher’s wool :Zinc oxide Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula ZnO. ZnO is a white powder that is insoluble in water, which is widely used as an additive in numerous materials and products including plastics, ceramics, glass, cement, lubricants, paints, ointments, adhesives, sealants, pigments, foods (source...

Milk of magnesia

May 22, 2013

Magnesium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Mg(OH)2. As a suspension in water, it is often called milk of magnesia because of its milk-like appearance. Suspensions of magnesium hydroxide in water, often called Milk of Magnesia, are used as an antacid to neutralize stomach acid, and...

Mohr’s salt

May 22, 2013

Mohr’s salt :Ferrous ammonium sulphate Ammonium iron(II) sulfate, or Mohr’s Salt, is the inorganic compound with the formula (NH4)2Fe(SO4)2·6H2O. Containing two different cations, Fe2+ and NH4+, it is classified as a double salt of ferrous sulfate and ammonium sulfate. It is a common laboratory reagent.

Laughing gas

May 22, 2013

Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, is a chemical compound with the formula N2O. It is an oxide of nitrogen. At room temperature, it is a colorless, non-flammable gas, with a slightly sweet odor and taste. It is used in surgery and dentistry for its anaesthetic and analgesic...

Lunar caustic

May 22, 2013

Silver nitrate is an inorganic compound with chemical formula AgNO3. This compound is a cheap and versatile precursor to many other silver compounds, such as those used in photography. It is far less sensitive to light than the halides. It is used as an antiseptic agent.

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