Chloride of barium
Barium chloride is a crystalline powder or granules from white to light gray. Let's dissolve in water, slightly soluble in alcohol, insoluble in ether.
Melting point 962 ° C, boiling point 1560 ° C. Density 3.92 g / cm³.
Chemical formula: BaCl2 • 2H2O.
Barium chloride (barium chloride) can be obtained in various ways, for example:
- interaction of metallic barium with chlorine;
- interaction of barium oxide with hydrochloric acid;
- interaction of barium hydroxide with hydrochloric acid (neutralization reaction);
- interaction of barium sulfide with calcium chloride;