Contractions. - Mang. Man.

Present name. - Manganous Acetate. Mn,2C3H3O24H1O.

Acetate of Manganese.

Prepared by saturating pure Acetic Acid with Carbonate of Manganese and crystallizing.

Characters and Tests. - Light pinkish crystals in beautiful rhombic prisms, not altered by exposure to air. Taste astringent and metallic. The watery solution gives a flesh-coloured precipitate with Sulphide of Ammonium. The crystals treated with Sulphuric Acid emit a smell of vinegar. No blue precipitate is given upon the addition of the yellow Prussiate of Potash.

Preparation. - Solution in water for lx; dilute alcohol may be used for 1, and rectified spirit for all above.

Reference to Horn. Proving. - Chr. Kr., iv.

Proper forms for dispensing. - 1x and 1, Solution only. 3x and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.