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Chlorite vs. Chlorate

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Chloritenoun

(mineral) A dark green mineral resembling serpentine, being a mixed silicate of magnesium, iron and aluminium.

Chloratenoun

(chemistry) Any salt of chloric acid.

‘Chlorates are powerful oxidizing agents.’;

Chloritenoun

Any salt of chlorous acid.

Chloratenoun

A salt of chloric acid; as, chlorate of potassium.

Chloritenoun

The name of a group of minerals, usually of a green color and micaceous to granular in structure. They are hydrous silicates of alumina, iron, and magnesia.

Chloratenoun

any salt of chloric acid

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Chloritenoun

Any salt of chlorous acid; as, chlorite of sodium.

Chlorate

The chlorate anion has the formula ClO−3. In this case, the chlorine atom is in the +5 oxidation state.

Chloritenoun

a generally green or black mineral; it occurs as a constituent of many rocks typically in the form of a flat crystal

Chlorite

The chlorite ion, or chlorine dioxide anion, is the halite with the chemical formula of ClO−2. A chlorite (compound) is a compound that contains this group, with chlorine in the oxidation state of +3.

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