xanthate

Definitions:

  • A salt or ester of a xanthic acid, especially a simple xanthic acid salt, as of sodium or potassium, used as a flotation collector for copper, silver, and gold.
  • A salt of xanthic acid.
  • A salt of xanthic; a xanthogenate.
  • Any <xref>salt</xref> or <xref>ester</xref> of <xref>xanthic acid</xref>.
  • a salt or ester of xanthic acid
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