Contractions. - Bar-c. Ba-c.
Present name. - Baric Carbonate. BaCo3.
Carbonate of Barium. For. names: German, Cohlen-saurer Baryt; French, Baryte Carbonatee.
Prepared by precipitating a solution of pure Chloride of Barium with Carbonate of Ammonia, collecting the precipitate on a filter, washing, and carefully drying.
Characters and Tests. - A white powder, void of smell and taste, very sparingly soluble in water, but readily dissolved with effervescence by diluted Acetic and Hydrochloric Acid, and forming a colourless solution, which yields an immediate white precipitate with Sulphate of Lime.
Preparation. - Trituration.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Chr. Kr., ii.
Proper forms for dispensing. - lx to 3, Trituration only. 4, dilute Tincture only. 5 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.