from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several oxyanions of platinum, or the salts containing these ions.
- v. To platinize
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as platinize.
- n. A compound which may be viewed as a salt produced by the union of platinum dioxid with the oxid of a more basic or electropositive metal: as, sodium platinate, Na2Pt3O7 or Na2O.(PtO2)3.
From platinum + -ate. (Wiktionary)
After having taken up the residue in distilled water it is treated with platinum chloride, and the potassium chloro-platinate obtained is reduced with oxalic acid.
How would you expect potassium aurate and platinate to be formed?