Magnesium Nitrate
Mg (N O3)2 • 6H2O

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Magnesium Nitrate: Mg(NO3)2 • 6H2O; mol. wt. 256.43. Anhydrous salt 57.85%, H2O 42.15%, Mg 9.48%, MgO 15.72%, NO3 48.36%, N2O5 42.12%.

Colorless, clear, deliquesce crystals. d. 1.464. m about 95°. Soluble in 0.8 part water; freely Soluble in alcohol. The aq. soln. is neutral.

Keep well closed.

Use: In pyrotechnics.

Grades available: Reagent, technical.


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