Contractions. - Stront. Sto.
Present name. - Strontic Carbonate. SrC03.
May be obtained from the operative chemists.
Characters and Tests. - A white powder, insoluble in water, readily dissolved by Nitric Acid diluted with an equal bulk of distilled water, and by Hydrochloric Acid. The solution, when mixed with a solution of Sulphate of Lime, gives a precipitate after standing a few minutes. If the solution in Nitric Acid is evaporated and allowed to crystallize, the crystals give a brilliant red colour to the blowpipe flame.
Preparation. - Trituration.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Hartlaub and Trinks.
Proper forms for dispensing. - lx to 3, Trituration only. 4, dilute Tincture only. 5 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.
Strychnine. Vide Nux Vomica.