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87609 Magnesium nitrate hexahydrate, 99.97% (metals basis)

CAS Number
13446-18-9
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
87609-06 5g 30.30
87609-18 50g 112.00
87609-30 250g 490.00
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Magnesium nitrate hexahydrate, 99.97% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00149779
EINECS
233-826-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
Mg(NO3)2•6H2O
Formula Weight
256.41 (148.32anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
89°
Boiling Point
330° dec.
Density
1.46
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Very soluble in water, alcohol and liquid ammonia.

Applications

It is used in printing, chemical, agriculture and the ceramic industry. It is also used in the detection of selenium in plasma samples and concentration of nitric acid. Its fertilizer grade has 10.5% nitrogen and 9.4% magnesium.

Notes

Heating of magnesium nitrate hexahydrate does not lead to dehydration but decomposition to produce magnesium oxide, nitrogen oxide and oxygen.

Literature References

Mayeda, M. K.; Hayat, J.; Epps, T. H.; Lauterbach, J. Metal oxide arrays from block copolymer thin film templates. J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3 (15), 7822-7829.

Witko, E. M.; Buchanan, W. D.; Korter, T. M. The importance of London dispersion forces in crystalline magnesium nitrate hexahydrate. Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2012, 389, 176-182.

Other References

Merck
14,5674
Harmonized Tariff Code
2834.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OM3756000

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