Re: Idle Curiosity [was RE: NA2 with AFO
On Sun, 12 Nov 2006, Jeremy Moore wrote:
What piqued my curiosity, Jeremy, was that to the layperson (and even a chem grad I consulted) Na2 means 2 molecules sodium, or like that. Is that some kind of shorthand used by platinum printers?"Na2" is Sodium Chloroplatinate and "dichromate" is ammonium or potassium dichromate--2 completely different chemicals.