Potassium aluminate

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Description

Hard, shiny crystals. Potassium aluminate is used as a mordant in dyeing and printing and as a base for lake pigments. It is also used to size paper.

Synonyms and Related Terms

aluminum potassium oxide

Other Properties

Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.

Composition K2Al2O4 - 3H2O
CAS 12003-63-3
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 196.16