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Selenate
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IUPAC name selenate
Other names selenate ion
Identifiers
CAS number 14124-68-6
PubChem 26473
SMILES [O-][Se+2]([O-])([O-])[O-]
Properties
Molecular formula SeO2−
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Selenate is an ion. Its chemical formula is SeO42-. They dissolve easily in water. They are strong oxidizing agents. In very acidic conditions, it makes selenic acid. Sodium selenate is an example.

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