Sodium Molybdate
Na2 Mo O4 • 2H2O

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Sodium Molybdate. Na2MoO4 • 2H2O; mol. wt. 241.98. Anhydrous salt 85.11%, H2O 14.89%, Na 19.01%, MoO4 66.10%, MoO3 59.49%, Mo 39.65%.

White, cryst. powder. Loses its water of crystallization at 100°. Soluble in 1.7 parts cold water, about 0.9 part boil. water.

Use: Reagent for alkaloids and other substances.

Grades available: Reagent, technical.

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