Aluminium is the salt of aluminium and nitric acid that is white and soluble in water. Aluminium is abundantly found in the earth’s crust combined with elements such as fluorine, silicon and oxygen. Aluminium nitrate has a chemical formula Al(NO3)3. The other names of aluminium nitrate are Nitric aluminium salt, aluminium (III) nitrate. In this short piece of article, learn more about the aluminium nitrate formula, its properties, chemical structure and uses.
Aluminium Nitrate Properties
|Properties of Aluminium Nitrate|
|Appearance||White crystalline solid|
|Melting Point||72.8 °C|
|Boiling Point||135 °C|
|Molar Mass||212.996 g/mol|
Aluminium Nitrate Chemical Structure
Aluminium Nitrate Uses
- Used as a powerful oxidising agent
- Used as a corrosion inhibitor
- Used in petroleum refining
- Used in transformer core laminates
- Used in uranium extraction
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