Potassium Nitrate

CAS RN:7757-79-1

Property Summary

Boiling Point:
    400 deg C (decomp)

Density Specific Gravity:
    2.1 at 25 deg C

Melting Point:
    337 deg C

Molecular Formula:
    H-N-O3.K

Molecular Weight:
    101.10

PH:
    About 7

Solubilities:
    Sol in water, glycerol; slightly sol in alcohol
    Insoluble in ethanol
    1 g/2.8 mL water at about 25 deg C; 1 g/0.5 mL boiling water; 1 g/620 mL alcohol
    38.3 g/100 g water at 25 deg C
    247 g/100 cc water at 100 deg C
    Insol in absolute alcohol
    0.34 wt% in methanol at 25 deg C

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