Substances & Homeopatic Remedies

    Baryta bromata

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    Barium bromatum

    Etymology

    New Latin, from bar-+ -ium
    Greek baros : weight : pressure <baragnosis> <barograph>. International Scientific Vocabulary, probably from French brome bromine, from Greek bromacrmos bad smell

    Family

    Traditional name

    Barium bromide
    Barium dibromide

    Used parts

    Triturtion 1X

    Classification

    BaBr2
    Mineral, inorganic
    Compound of barium [ Group 2, Period 6 ] and
    bromine [ Group 17, Period 4 ]

    Keywords

    baryta
    bromium

    Original proving

    Description of the substance

    Physical properties

        * Colour: white
        * Appearance: crystalline solid
        * Melting point: 857°C
        * Boiling point: 1835°C
        * Density: 4781 kg m-3

    Synthesis

    Barium bromide is made by the neutralization of barium carbonate with HBr in water. The product crystallizes as the hydrate BaBr2.2H2O [7791-28-8] which must be heated to make anhydrous BaBr2.

    BaCO3 + 2HBr(aq)  –> BaBr2(aq)