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Silver bromide does have limited solubility is dilute ammonia, but concentrated ammonia solution is required to fully dissolve the salt.

This reaction can be used to distinguish silver bromide from silver chloride which is readily soluble in dilute ammonia and silver iodide which is insoluble.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Complexation or Coupling
Dissolution: With Ionisation
Type 23 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry

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