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Gaseous Complexes between Dichlorides and Trichlorides of Aluminium and Iron

Naturevolume 214page483 (1967) | Download Citation



BOTH aluminium chloride and ferric chloride form volatile complexes with sodium chloride1–3. It has now been found that in general they form similar complexes with dichlorides.

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  1. Aluminium Laboratories, Ltd., Arvida, Quebec, Canada

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