why gold can be plated better from aucl3 out of aucl3 and naaucl4

Asked by vinodjoshi112233 | 6th Jun, 2017, 09:22: PM

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The oxidation state of Au in AuCl3 is +3 and in NaAuCl4 is +4. Au in +3 oxidation state is used for plating as it is more feasible.

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Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 8th Jun, 2017, 10:56: AM