Boron phosphate

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A white, crystalline powder that is added to clay to form a translucent porcelain.

Synonyms and Related Terms

borophosphoric acid

Other Properties

Soluble in water. pH of 1% solution = 2.0

Composition BPO4
Density 1.873

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Robert Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, 1992