Iron III Nitrate Chemical Formula
It is a pale violet crystalline, non-flammable chemical compound. It forms a yellow solution when dissolved due to a process called hydrolysis. It is used by metalsmiths and jewelers to etch silver and silver alloys. It is also used in the process like dyeing, chemical analysis, tanning, and in the production of medicine.
|Molecular weight||241.857 g/mol|
|Density||1.68 g/cm3 (hexahydrate)
|Chemical names||Ferric nitrate, Nitric acid, and iron(3+) salt|
|Boiling point||125 °C|
|Melting point||47.2 °C|
Iron III Nitrate Structural Formula
The structural representation of Iron III Nitrate is as shown in the figure below. Iron III Nitrate compound is obtained when iron metal powder is treated with nitric acid.
Fe + 4 HNO3 → Fe(NO3)3 + NO + 2 H2O.
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