Potassium Nitrate Fertilizer is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO3.
It occurs as a mineral niter and is a natural solid source of nitrogen. Potassium Nitrate is one of several nitrogen containing compounds collectively referred to as saltpeter or saltpeter.
Potassium Nitrate Fertilizer
|Formula: KNO3||Molar mass: 101.1032 g/mol|
|IUPAC ID: Potassium Nitrate||Melting point: 334 °C|
|Boiling point: 400 °C||Soluble in: Water, Glycerol, Ammonia|
- Use in fertilizer
- Glass Manufacturing
- As an Oxidizer
- Food preservation
|Technical Name||Potassium Nitrate|
|Appearance||White Crystal/ Powder|
|Nitrogen (N)||Min 13%|
|pH of 5% solu.||6-7|
|Water Insoluble Matters||0.01%|