potash alum


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potash alum

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(Elements & Compounds) the full name for alum11
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Noun1.potash alum - a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
Al, aluminium, aluminum, atomic number 13 - a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
double salt - a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization
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Justice Muslim noticed discolouration in pond water and the official informed him that it was caused by mixing of potash alum with the water to purify it.
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Alum Cave Bluff, a Dana locality for apjohnite, epsomite, melanterite and potash alum, has yielded good microcrystals of several rare sulfate minerals, including three new rare-earth sulfates, and is the first North American occurrence of slavikite.