How to use Orthophosphates in a sentence
All soluble orthophosphates give with silver nitrate a characteristic yellow precipitate of silver phosphate, Ag 3 PO 4, soluble in ammonia and in nitric acid.
All soluble pyrophosphates when boiled with water for a long time are converted into orthophosphates.
Of the calcium orthophosphates, the normal salt, Ca3(P04)2, is the most important.
Of the acid orthophosphates, the mono-calcium salt, CaH4(P04)2, may be obtained as crystalline scales, containing one molecule of water, by evaporating a solution of the normal salt in hydrochloric or nitric acid.Advertisement