What is the formula for barium phosphate?

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Feb 5, 2017

Answer:

Nominally #Ba_3(PO_4)_2#......

Explanation:

The salt derives barium ion, #Ba^(2+)#, and phosphate ion, #PO_4^(3-)#. A neutral salt is formed from the formulation #Ba_3(PO_4)_2#.

Most of the time, we probably deal with the bisphosphate, #BaHPO_4#.