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  • It is a dark-coloured crystalline solid which melts at 194° C. and boils at 268° C. It fumes in moist air and deliquesces gradually.
  • It deliquesces in moist air.
  • Pure potassium is a silvery white metal tinged with blue; but on exposure to air it at once forms a film of oxide, and on prolonged exposure deliquesces into a solution of hydrate and carbonate.
  • The dry salt is very hygroscopic; it deliquesces into an oily solution ("oleum tartari") in ordinary air.
  • Heated in a closed tube at 180° C. it loses chlorine and leaves a black residue of trichromyl chloride, Cr 3 0 6 C1 2, which deliquesces on exposure to air.
 

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