What do you use gold chloride for?
Gold chloride, also known as auric chloride (AuCl3), serves as a mild acid catalyst for other reactions of potential value in the preparation of pharmaceuticals.
Use a bone ash cupel.. base metals oxidize and actually dissolve in the cupel. this works on lead especially, leaving a ball of precious metals to be seperated.. or you could use aqua regia at boiling.. let cool and your lead chloride will fall as a white powder.. your gold chloride is left in the solution to be reduced..
1st dilute A c with 2parts water let sit so clorine evaporats 2nd use supersatured solution of sodiummetabisulfite (smb) 3rd add smb to auric chloride a little at a time and let stand as gold oxide presipatates out of solution now the brown at the bottom is gold oxide next amalgamate with borax and lots of heat voala shyknee gold stuff
silver chloride forms, which is insoluble in aqua regia, HCl, or HNO3. silver chloride is soluble in ammonium solutions but this can become very dangerous, as fulminate forms and can detonate when dried, acidifying them with HCl to precipitate the silver and form ammonium chloride solution is a safe way to handle them. insolubility of silver chloride in aqua regia is one reason karat gold is inquatered, and parted in nitric before dissolving gold in…