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Strontii Iodidum. Strontium Iodide. SrI2+6H2O=448.l2. Source. - By neutralization of freshly prepared solution of Hydriodic Acid with Strontium Carbonate; the filtrate is concentrated and the salt obtained by crystallization. 2HI+SrCo3=SrI2+CO,+H2O.
Colorless, transparent, hexagonal plates, odorless, and having a bitterish, saline taste. Deliquescent, and colored yellow by exposure to air and light. Solubility. - In 0.6 part of water; soluble in Alcohol, and slightly in Ether.
Dose, 5 to 30 gr.; .30 to 2.00 gm.