chro'mic chlo'ride

a violet, crystalline compound, CrCl3, occurring in both water-soluble and water-insoluble forms, or a green or violet, water-soluble deliquescent compound, CrCl3·6H2O: used chiefly as a mordant, in chrome-steel plating, and in the synthesis of chromium salts. Also called chromium chloride.

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chromic acidchromic fluoride


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