trithionate

trithionate

(traɪˈθaɪəˌneɪt)
n
a salt of trithionic acid
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It was Mackiw, at the Ottawa plant, who made the most important discovery -- copper could be precipitated from the leach solution, prior to nickel removal, by controlling the leach to leave sufficient trithionate and thiosulphate ions in the liquor, so that copper sulphide would precipitate when the solution was boiled at atmospheric pressure.