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Barium carbonate

a white, poisonous, water-insoluble powder, BaCO 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of rodenticides, paints, and dyes.
Historical Examples

The barium carbonate can then be filtered off and converted into any desired salt by the processes already described.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

barium carbonate also gives a precipitate, and is useful in separations.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

Poisonings with barium carbonate have also been reported in pigs.
Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease Albert Cornelius Crawford

Its salts would be precipitable by barium carbonate; the gallium salts are thrown down by this reagent.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Witherite, the barium carbonate, is a much rarer mineral but is found with barite in some veins.
The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith

To prevent discoloration of the fatty acids it is necessary to neutralize the lye with barium carbonate.
Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen

If the soda alone gave a further precipitate of barium carbonate, this may, perhaps, be due to the presence of bicarbonates.
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

barium carbonate may be fed in the form of dough composed of four parts of meal or flour and one part of the mineral.
House Rats and Mice David E. Lantz

It was then evaporated to a small bulk, neutralized with barium carbonate and extracted with ether.
Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron) William Anderson Syme

A third plan is to spread the barium carbonate upon fish, toasted bread (moistened), or ordinary bread and butter.
House Rats and Mice David E. Lantz


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