\pətˈasi͡əm ɐmˈalɡam], \pətˈasiəm ɐmˈalɡam], \p_ə_t_ˈa_s_iə_m ɐ_m_ˈa_l_ɡ_a_m]\
Definitions of POTASSIUM AMALGAM
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An alloy of potassium. with mercury. The product is a silvery white liquid when a very great excess of mercury is employed, but when less mercury is used the amalgam is solid, and when the mercury and potassium. are brought together in suitable proportions, crystalline compounds, Hg2K2 and HgK2, are formed.
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