Present name. - Sodio-platinic Chloride. 2NaCl,PtCl4,6H10.

This may be obtained from the operative chemists.

Characters. - Beautiful red striated prismatic crystals, which are soluble in water, alcohol, and ether.

It is mentioned by Noack and Trinks, but no proving is referred to.

Preparation.- -Solution in rectified spirit.