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Aluminium sulphate

a white crystalline salt used in the paper, textile, and dyeing industries and in the purification of water. Formula: Al2(SO4)3
Historical Examples

The formula for aluminium sulphate is somewhat more difficult to determine.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

aluminium sulphate can be prepared by the action of sulphuric acid upon aluminium hydroxide.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson


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