Sodium Nitrate

A white solid which is very soluble in water, used as an ingredient in fertilizers, explosives, and in solid rocket propellants, as well as in glass and pottery enamels.


Also known as
Saltpeter, Chile saltpeter, Chile Nitre, Cubic Nitre (crystallized form).

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Atomic / Molecular Weight 84.9947 gmol-1Clip
Density 2260 kgm-3Clip
Melting Point 580 KClip
Boiling Point 926 KClip
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See also: Saltpetre.

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Subjects: Chemistry