mellitic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A hexacarboxylic acid, benzene hexacarboxylic acid, very first discovered within the mineral mellite, that will be its aluminum salt.
  • adjective:
    • a white, crystalline, natural compound, C6(CO2H)6, happening normally in combination with aluminum when you look at the mineral mellite, and produced artificially because of the oxidation of coal, graphite, etc., and therefore labeled as also graphitic acid.

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