We Sell Gold Chloride (AuCl3) 1% and 5% Solutions (Metals Basis) – 99.99% purity
Gold Chloride Chemical Information
Synonyms: Hydrogen Tetrachloro Aurate(III), Chloroauric Acid, Gold Acid Chloride
CAS: (for Gold Chloride Solution) 16903-35-8
CAS: (for HAuCl4•3H2O) 16961-25-4
Formula Weight: 339.766 (1.000% Gold metal by weight) (for HAuCl4) in 100ml Solution
Chemical Formula: Common: AuCl3 (1.534%) in water solution
Chemical Formula: Technical: HAuCl4.nH2O
Dry Gold Chloride Powder Max. Solubility: 68g/100ml (cold) -or- 680g/Liter (cold)
Our Gold Chloride is new and freshly prepared.
NOTE: Our Gold Chloride is more concentrated than other Gold Chloride solutions,
Our 1% is based on 1 gram Gold Metal per 100 ml water.
Our 5% is based on 5 grams Gold Metal per 100 ml water.
100 ml of our 1% Gold Chloride Solution weighs exactly 101.6 grams
200 ml of our 1% Gold Chloride Solution weighs exactly 203.2 grams
100 ml of our 5% Gold Chloride Solution weighs exactly 105.8 grams
Why use Gold Chloride in solution?
Gold Chloride is much easier to handle and measure when in solution.
The powder form rapidly absorbs moisture from the air, and becomes very sticky.
The red, gooey, Gold Chloride powder sticks to everything it touches — Glass, Ceramic, etc.
See Also: Gold Chloride Certificate of Conformance (pdf)