hydroxamate

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hydroxamate (plural hydroxamates)

  1. (organic chemistry) A hydroxylamine compound containing a CONOH group, often serving as chelating agents.
    • 2007, Srdjan M. Bulatovic, Handbook of Flotation Reagents: Chemistry, Theory and Practice [1], ISBN 0444530290, page 13:
      In general, the hydroxamates are used for flotation of oxidic minerals (pyrochlore, cassiterite and ilmenite), rare-earth oxides and oxide copper minerals.