barium carbonate

barium carbonate
: a water-insoluble toxic salt BaCO3 occurring in nature as witherite, made artificially by precipitation as a white powder, and used chiefly in making other barium compounds, in removing sulfates from aqueous solutions, in ceramics as a flux, and in optical glass

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a white, poisonous, water-insoluble powder, BaCO3, used chiefly in the manufacture of rodenticides, paints, and dyes.

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barium carbonate,
a poisonous compound occurring as a mineral, witherite, or prepared synthetically. It is used in the manufacture of optical glass, paints, enamels, and dyes, and as a rat poison. Formula: BaCO3

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  • Barium carbonate — Chembox new Name = Barium carbonate ImageFile=Barium carbonate.png ImageSize=120px OtherNames = witherite Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 513 77 9 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = BaCO3 MolarMass = 197.336 g/mol Appearance = white… …   Wikipedia

  • barium carbonate — bario karbonatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė BaCO₃ atitikmenys: angl. barium carbonate rus. барий углекислый; бария карбонат ryšiai: sinonimas – bario trioksokarbonatas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • barium carbonate — Chem. a white, poisonous, water insoluble powder, BaCO3, used chiefly in the manufacture of rodenticides, paints, and dyes. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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  • barium — /bair ee euhm, bar /, n. Chem. a whitish, malleable, active, divalent, metallic element, occurring in combination chiefly as barite or as witherite. Symbol: Ba; at. wt.: 137.34; at. no.: 56; sp. gr.: 3.5 at 20°C. [1800 10; BAR(YTES) + IUM] * * *… …   Universalium

  • Barium hydroxide — Chembox new Name = Barium hydroxide Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 17194 00 2 RTECS = CQ9200000 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = Ba(OH)2 MolarMass = 171.342 g/mol (anhydrous) 189.36 g/mol (monohydrate) 315.46 g/mol (octahydrate)… …   Wikipedia

  • Barium chloride — Chembox new Name = Barium chloride ImageFile = Barium chloride.jpg ImageSize = 200px ImageName = Barium chloride Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 10361 37 2 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = BaCl2 (anhydrous) BaCl2 middot;2H2O… …   Wikipedia

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