Making Barium Ruthenate and Barium Iridate From the Metals

First published at 13:06 UTC on September 5th, 2019.

In this video I try out a technique I came across on www.atomistry.com for dissolving platinum group metals that either do not react with acids at all or do so extremely slowly. As it turns out molten mixtures of KOH and KNO3 can oxidize all of th...

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CategoryScience & Technology
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