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


Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Soluble in water.
  • pH of 1% solution = 2.0
Composition BPO4
Density 1.873 g/ml

Resources and Citations

  • 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

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