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Zinc cyanide is the inorganic compound with the formula Zn(CN)2. [1]

29 relations: Acetate, Acetic acid, Aldehyde, Alkali, Ammonia, Aromaticity, Bridging ligand, Catalysis, Cyanide, Diamondoid, Gattermann reaction, Gold cyanidation, Halogen, Hydrochloric acid, Hydrogen cyanide, Hydroxide, Inorganic compound, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Lewis acids and bases, Ligand, Organic synthesis, Potassium cyanide, Potassium sulfate, Roger Adams, Salt metathesis reaction, Zinc, Zinc acetate, Zinc chloride, Zinc sulfate.


Acetate is a negative ion, or anion, typically found in aqueous solution.

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Acetic acid

Acetic acid, systematically named ethanoic acid, is an organic compound with the chemical formula CH3COOH (also written as CH3CO2H or C2H4O2).

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An aldehyde or alkanal is an organic compound containing a formyl group.

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In chemistry, an alkali (from Arabic: al-qaly القلي, القالي, “ashes of the saltwort”) is a basic, ionic salt of an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal chemical element.

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Ammonia or azane is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.

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In organic chemistry, the term aromaticity is formally used to describe an unusually stable nature of some flat rings of atoms.

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Bridging ligand

A bridging ligand is a ligand that connects two or more atoms, usually metal ions.

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Catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction due to the participation of an additional substance called a catalyst.

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A cyanide is any chemical compound that contains monovalent combining group CN.

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In chemistry, diamondoid refers to variants of the carbon cage molecule known as adamantane (C10H16), the smallest unit cage structure of the diamond crystal lattice.

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Gattermann reaction

The Gattermann reaction, (also known as the Gattermann aldehyde synthesis) is a chemical reaction in which aromatic compounds are formylated by hydrogen cyanide in the presence of a Friedel–Crafts catalyst (e.g. AlCl3).

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Gold cyanidation

Gold cyanidation (also known as the cyanide process or the MacArthur-Forrest process) is a metallurgical technique for extracting gold from low-grade ore by converting the gold to a water-soluble coordination complex.

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The halogens or halogen elements are a group in the periodic table consisting of five chemically related elements: fluorine (F), chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br), iodine (I), and astatine (At).

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Hydrochloric acid

Hydrochloric acid is a clear, colorless, highly pungent solution of hydrogen chloride (HCl) in water.

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Hydrogen cyanide

Hydrogen cyanide (HCN), sometimes called prussic acid, is an organic compound with the chemical formula HCN.

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Hydroxide is a diatomic anion with chemical formula OH−.

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Inorganic compound

An inorganic compound is a compound that is considered not "organic".

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

The Journal of the American Chemical Society is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that was established in 1879 by the American Chemical Society.

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Lewis acids and bases

Lewis acid is a chemical species that reacts with a Lewis base to form a Lewis adduct.

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In coordination chemistry, a ligand is an ion or molecule (functional group) that binds to a central metal atom to form a coordination complex.

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Organic synthesis

Organic synthesis is a special branch of chemical synthesis and is concerned with the construction of organic compounds via organic reactions.

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Potassium cyanide

Potassium cyanide is a compound with the formula KCN.

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Potassium sulfate

Potassium sulfate (K2SO4) (in British English potassium sulphate, also called sulphate of potash, arcanite, or archaically known as potash of sulfur) is a non-flammable white crystalline salt which is soluble in water.

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Roger Adams

Roger Adams (January 2, 1889 – July 6, 1971) was an American organic chemist.

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Salt metathesis reaction

A salt metathesis reaction (from the Greek μετάθεσις, "transposition"), sometimes called a double replacement reaction or double displacement reaction, is a chemical process involving the exchange of bonds between two reacting chemical species, which results in the creation of products with similar or identical bonding affiliations.

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Zinc, in commerce also spelter, is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.

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Zinc acetate

Zinc acetate is a salt with the formula Zn(O2CCH3)2, which commonly occurs as the dihydrate Zn(O2CCH3)2(H2O)2.

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Zinc chloride

Zinc chloride is the name of chemical compounds with the formula ZnCl2 and its hydrates.

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Zinc sulfate

Zinc sulfate is the inorganic compound with the formula ZnSO4 as well as any of three hydrates.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zinc_cyanide

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