- In chemistry, an amphoteric compound
is a molecule
or ion that can react
both as an acid and as a base. What exactly
this can mean depends
- that exhibit metallic lustre
conductivity, and that are amphoteric
, such as ****nic, antimony, vanadium, chromium, molybdenum, tungsten,...
does not attack
iron at room temperatures, since
iron does not have amphoteric properties
(i.e., it only dissolves
in acid, not base). Nevertheless,...
- acid only exists
as such in relation
to a base, and vice versa. Water
as it can act as an acid or as a base. In the image shown
at the right...
- polymorphs: bayerite, doyleite, and nordstrandite. Aluminium hydroxide
, i.e., it has both basic
properties. Closely related
- Beryllium, for example, is cl****ified as an alkaline earth metal although
its amphoteric chemistry
form covalent compounds
are both attributes...
- important material
in tin chemistry. It is a colourless, diamagnetic, amphoteric
solid. Tin(IV) oxide crystallises
with the rutile
structure. As such the...
- other alkali metals
are also strong
bases. Beryllium hydroxide
Be(OH)2 is amphoteric
. The hydroxide itself
in water, with a solubility
of 100 °C for its molar
m****, and a high heat capacity. Water
that it can exhibit properties
of an acid or a base, depending...
- Disodium cocoamphodiacetate
(DSCADA) is a synthetic amphoteric surfactant routinely
used in personal
care products. A 2008 study suggested