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Old 12-22-2018, 07:37 AM
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I have no idea. You need a little calcium. Emphasis on little. I don't actually know the structure for such a material. (PAUSE)
OK, here's calcium monophosphate: Ca(H2PO4)2 divalent
Here's potassium phosphate: K(H2PO4) divalent

phosphorous : valence 5
Phosphate combo valence 3

worth noting in the pentavalent form (Ca5) it appears to grow apatite, not your friend unless you love bone snot.

So armed with that info, I think it might be worthwhile to try it although it sounds like a fairly obscure compound to be found in your average chem supply warehouse. I think that really breaking it down would take a trip into mole chemistry. Count your atoms.

None of this clarifies much for me. Melt some.
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