Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 18:01:10 -0400
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Subject: Re: Storing Nitric and Hydrochloric Acids
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Self-correction upon reading a reply to my original post.

The white substance in the paragraph below is, of course, ammonium 
chloride, not ammonium hydroxide....mental typo.


>I actually see the gas phase reaction of the two being more likely
>than a double spill in the same cabinet.  For example, many folks
>store their acids and "ammonium hydroxide" (concentrated aqueous
>ammonia) bottles in the same cabinet....and wonder why they are
>always coated with a white substance (ammonium hydroxide).   Bases
>should always be stored away from acids, of course.

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