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potassium carbonate cannot be prepared by solvay process. why?

potassium carbonate cannot be prepared by solvay process. why?

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
7 years ago
The Solvay process or ammonia-soda process is the major industrial process for the production of sodium carbonate
Solvay process cannot be used to prepare potassium carbonate. This is because unlike sodium bicarbonate, potassium bicarbonate is fairly soluble in water and does not precipitate out.

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