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Which acid is used to dissolve noble metal?

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Which acid is used to dissolve noble metal?
posted May 3, 2016 by anonymous

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Traditional aqua regia is a mixture of concentrated nitric and hydrochloric acids in a ratio of 1:3 that can dissolve noble metals such as gold, platinum and palladium, even though the metals are not soluble in either acid alone.

answer May 6, 2016 by Manikandan J
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