Iron III Nitrate Formula

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.

Chemical formula Fe(NO3)3
Molecular weight 241.857 g/mol
Density 1.68 g/cm3 (hexahydrate)

1.6429 g/cm3(nonahydrate)

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.

Iron III Nitrate Structural Formula

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