Q. 94.7( 3 Votes )

Explain what is anode mud.

Answer :

The impurities which settle at the bottom of anode as a result of electrolysis, which contain costly metals are called as anode mud.

This can be considered as a deposit of insoluble residue formed from the dissolution of anode in commercial electrolysis. For ex – in copper refining we get anode mud which contains little gold.



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