What is #"ammonium dichromate?"#

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Jun 1, 2016

Answer:

Well, it is crystalline #(NH_4)_2Cr_2O_7#.

Explanation:

Ammonium dichromate is the ammonium salt of the dichromate ion, #Cr_2O_7^(2-)#, which is a powerful oxidant, and used extensively for this purpose in organic chemistry.