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silver nitrate

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]

A chemical used as a titrant with potassium chromate as the endpoint indicator for a chloride test, a titration procedure standardized by the API to quantitatively determine Cl (chloride ion) concentration.

See: chromate saltdissolved solidsfiltratemake-up watermeniscusnormalityoil mudoil/brine ratiopotassium ionretort solidssaltwater mudseawater mudsynthetic/brine ratiowater, oil, and solids test