What is Royal Water?

Asked by  | 26th May, 2011, 10:50: PM

Expert Answer:

Aqua regia (Latin: royal water) is a mixture of nitric acid(HNO3) + maximum concentrated hydrochloric acid (33%) in a volume ratio of 1:3 respectively.
As it can dissove royall metals Or noble metals i.e. gold and platinum it is called royal water.

Answered by  | 27th May, 2011, 10:15: AM

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