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Definition of a Salt
« on: April 23, 2004, 06:35:36 PM »
What exactly is the definition of a salt? I want to make a collection of salt crystals and I'm not sure what the definition is.

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Re:Salts
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2004, 06:49:22 PM »
Anything that has an ionic bond is loosely called a salt. Na+Cl- as a typical example.
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Re:Salts
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2004, 07:09:15 PM »
Err... I just discovered that about half my chemistry knowledge has gone down the drain in the last year. Lol
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Re:Definition of a Salt
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2004, 07:59:08 AM »
A salt is formed when a proton of a bronsted acid is replaced by a cation.

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Re:Definition of a Salt
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2004, 11:03:49 AM »
Yeah but I never had most of the knowlege to begin with.  :P
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